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Lascar volcano
stratovolcano 5592 m / 18,346 ft
Northern Chile, -23.37°S / -67.73°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Lascar volcano eruptions:
2015, 2006-07, 2005, 2002, 2000, 1994-95, 1994, 1993-94, 1993, 1991-92, 1990, 1990, 1987-89, 1986, 1984, 1974, 1972, 1969, 1959-68, 1954, 1951-52, 1940, 1933, 1902, 1898, 1883-85, 1875, 1858, 1854, 1853(?), 1848
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Lascar volcano news:

Thu, 29 Dec 2016, 13:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sun, 25 Sep 2016, 15:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 22 Sep 2016, 12:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sat, 31 Oct 2015, 10:10
Ash plume from Lascar yesterday
An moderately strong ash eruption occurred at the volcano yesterday morning at 09:32 local time. An ash plume rose approx. 2.5 km from the summit crater. ...more [read all]
Sun, 14 Apr 2013, 08:58
The incandescence observed at the crater due to hot gas emissions has decreased during 12-13 April and was no longer visible during last night.
Thu, 11 Apr 2013, 12:51
Chilean volcanologists were able to make make a helicopter overfly the day before yesterday and could not find evidence of recent lava in the summit crater. However, as the likely source of the recently observed incandescence, very hot gas emissions were observed. ...more
Thu, 4 Apr 2013, 08:36
A new eruption occurred yesterday at the volcano. SERNAGEOMIN reported that at 09:20 (local time) on 3 March degassing became more intense at the volcano. The plumes were sometimes grey colored, suggesting slight ash content. Incandescence was visible at night. Despite this activity, seismicity remains normal. The (official) Alert Level remains at GREEN.
Tue, 6 Mar 2012, 23:57
The SERNAGEOMIN has pressed the alert level from green to Lascar volcano, although the volcano produces a vapor plume (which may have reached 1200 m high on Feb. 29).
Thu, 23 Feb 2012, 19:39
A significant increase in seismic activity has been registered at Chile's Lascar volcano during during the first half of February, SERNAGEOMIN reports: ...more [read all]
Fri, 6 Jan 2012, 00:01
Lascar volcano in northern Chile was placed on heightened alert status YELLOW, after SERNAGEOMIN detected a swarm of over 300 small earthquakes between 4 and 5 January.

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