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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
Fri, 8 Mar 2019
Fri, 8 Mar 11:25 UTCM 2.8 / 120.9 km15 km119 km al E de Tierra Amarilla (Chile)
Sat, 2 Mar 2019
Sat, 2 Mar 22:22 UTCM 3.1 / 114 km17 kmATACAMA, CHILE
Thu, 7 Feb 2019
Thu, 7 Feb 08:22 UTCM 2.7 / 116.5 km14 km112 km al E de Tierra Amarilla
Mon, 28 Jan 2019
Mon, 28 Jan 20:31 UTCM 2.6 / 118.8 km38 km91 km al S de El Salvador
Thu, 24 Jan 2019
Thu, 24 Jan 14:41 UTCM 2.7 / 106.5 km22 km94 km al E de Tierra Amarilla
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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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