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Copiapo volcano

stratovolcano 6052 m / 19,855 ft
Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina, South America, -27.3°S / -69.13°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Copiapo volcano books
Typical eruption style: explosive
Copiapo volcano eruptions: none in recent times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 21 Apr
Sat, 21 Apr 07:58 UTCM 3.1 / 111.7 km15 km103 km al E de Tierra Amarilla
Sat, 21 Apr 07:52 UTCM 4.8 / 77 km30 kmChile-Argentina Border Region
Fri, 9 Mar
Fri, 9 Mar 08:54 UTCM 2.9 / 122 km25 km102 km al SE de El Salvador
Copiapo volcano is an andesitic to dacitic stratovolcano in the Atacama province of northern Chile, close to Nevado Tres Cruces National Park and Laguna del Negro Francisco.
Most of the volcano's edifice is several hundreds of thousands to millions years old, and Copiapo might be extinct although there is still solfataric activity.
The volcano contains 8 andesitic cinder cones located primarily on the SE flank. The most recent cone is Volcán San Román 7 km north of Copiapó.


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