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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
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Copiapo volcano eruptions: none in recent times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 17 Oct
Wed, 17 Oct 21:25 UTCM 4.0 / 120 km41 km80 km al E de Tierra Amarilla
Mon, 15 Oct
Mon, 15 Oct 23:27 UTCM 2.8 / 123.3 km31 km89 km al E de Tierra Amarilla
Mon, 8 Oct
Mon, 8 Oct 07:20 UTCM 2.6 / 115.3 km37 km77 km al E de Tierra Amarilla
Sat, 6 Oct
Sat, 6 Oct 07:44 UTCM 3.7 / 121.4 km37 km78 km al E de Tierra Amarilla
Fri, 5 Oct
Fri, 5 Oct 05:14 UTCM 3.1 / 113 km34 kmATACAMA, CHILE
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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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