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Caichinque volcano

estratovolcán 4450 m / 14,600 feet
El norte de Chile, Bolivia y Argentina, América del Sur, -23.95°S / -67.73°W
Current status: (probablemente) extinto (0 out of 5)

Caichinque volcano is a relatively small volcanic complex in northern Chile. It devides Salar Capur from Salar Talar. There are more than 6 vents that have erupted andesitic-to-dacitic lava flows. The youngest of these are found on the NE and SE sides of the Cainque stratovolcano, including one that traveled 6 km to the east and formed 2 lobes into the Salar Talar. The age of the flows is unknown and estimated between pre-historical times and Pleistocene.

Typical eruption style: explosive
Erupciones del volcán Caichinque: none in recent times

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