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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) 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

Lascar volcano news:

Lascar volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PILOT REPORT AT 1102Z OBS VA DTG: 29/1145Z

Thu, 29 Dec 2016, 13:15
13:15 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG03 at 13:04 UTC, 29/12/16 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161229/1300Z
VAAC: BUENOS AIRES
VOLCANO: LASCAR 355100
PSN: S2322 W06743
AREA: CHILE
SUMMIT ELEV: 18346 FT [5592 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2016/001
INFO SOURCE: GOES-13. GFS WINDS. PILOT REPORT.
VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.
AVIATION COLOR CODE: GREEN
ERUPTION DETAILS: PILOT REPORT AT 1102Z
OBS VA DTG: 29/1145Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA
WINDS FL190 310/12KT FL220 300/020KT FL250
300/20KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 29/1800Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 30/0000Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 30/0600Z NO VA EXP

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. ALTHOUGH A PILOT HAD
REPORTED VA CLD, THERE IS NO INDICATION OF VA IN
SATELLITE IMAGES UNDER CLEAR SKIES. WEB CAMERA
SHOWS CONTINUOUS EMISSION STEAM AND GASES
DISSIPATING RAPIDLY NEAR THE SUMMIT ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
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. ... 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. ... read all
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. read all

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