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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)
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Typical eruption style: effusive
Chao volcano eruptions: None in recent times, possibly within the past 10,000 years
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sun, 10 Sep
Sun, 10 Sep 05:19 UTCM 2.7 / 120.1 km17 km65 km al NE de Calama
Fri, 8 Sep
Fri, 8 Sep 17:28 UTCM 3.4 / 110.4 km15 km69 km al SO de Ollagüe
Sun, 20 Aug
Sun, 20 Aug 13:10 UTCM 2.9 / 118.8 km10 km64 km al S de Ollagüe
Sat, 19 Aug
Sat, 19 Aug 21:24 UTCM 2.7 / 124.8 km9 km75 km al S de Ollagüe
Tue, 8 Aug
Tue, 8 Aug 14:10 UTCM 2.8 / 121.6 km9 km74 km al S de Ollagüe
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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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