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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)
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Copiapo volcano eruptions: none in recent times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 17 Mar
Fri, 17 Mar 22:11 UTCM 3.2 / 121.1 km21 km96 km al E de Tierra Amarilla
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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