stratovolcano 2300 m / 7,546 ft
Southern Chile and Argentina, South America, -43.18°S / -72.8°WCurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5) | ReportsCorcovado volcano books
Typical eruption style
Corcovado volcano eruptions
: 1834(?), 1835(?)
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Distance||Location|
|Sat, 1 Feb 2020|
|Sat, 1 Feb 02:39 UTC||M 2.6 / 12.9 km||15 km||40 km al S de Chaitén (Chile)|
Corcovado volcano is an isolated and little studied stratovolcano in southern Chile. Its only known historic activity was in 1834 and/or 1835. C. Darwin described seing it in activity in 1834 and an explosive eruption was reported to have occurred in November 1835 by a resident from Chiloe, 60 km west of the volcano.
Corcovado is ice-covered and basaltic to basaltic-andesite in composition. It has several young (Holocene) cinder cones on its flanks, which are likely the source of its recent eruptions.
See also: Sentinel hub
| Landsat 8
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