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Lascar volcano
stratovolcano 5592 m / 18,346 ft
Northern Chile, -23.37°S / -67.73°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 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
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Lascar volcano news:

Lascar volcano (northern Chile): small new eruption

Thursday Apr 04, 2013 08:36 AM | BY: VOLCANOBULLETIN

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.
Previous news
Tuesday, Mar 06, 2012
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). [more]
Thursday, Feb 23, 2012
A significant increase in seismic activity has been registered at Chile's Lascar volcano during during the first half of February, SERNAGEOMIN reports: ... [more]
Friday, Jan 06, 2012
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. [more]
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2007

The Buenos Aires VAAC reported that on 11 March an ash cloud from Lascar rose to 5.5-6.7 km (18,000-22,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted E.

... [more]
Wednesday, Sep 06, 2006

Jorge Clavero, José A. Naranjo (Chilean Geological Survey) and Juan Cayupi (Chilean Emergency Office) sent the following report summarizing Lascar's activity over the past months:

... [more]

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