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Chao volcano

lava dome 5100 m / 16,732 ft
Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina, South America, -22.12°S / -68.15°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: effusive
Chao volcano eruptions: None in recent times, possibly within the past 10,000 years
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 15 Nov
Thu, 15 Nov 08:58 UTCM 2.8 / 127.1 km33 km49 km al NE de Calama
Wed, 7 Nov
Wed, 7 Nov 05:04 UTCM 2.8 / 116.7 km19 km67 km al NE de Calama
Sat, 3 Nov
Sat, 3 Nov 18:25 UTCM 2.6 / 115.1 km25 km60 km al E de Calama
Fri, 2 Nov
Fri, 2 Nov 07:11 UTCM 3.1 / 129.8 km13 km71 km al SO de Ollagüe
Tue, 30 Oct
Tue, 30 Oct 04:54 UTCM 2.9 / 119.4 km11 km78 km al NE de Calama
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The Chao lava dome in northern Chile near Calama town is one of the largest known lava domes in the world. It measures 14.5 km in length and 350-400 m in height.

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