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Cordón del Azufre volcano

Volcán 5463 m / 17,923 ft
El norte de Chile, Bolivia y Argentina, América del Sur, -25.33°S / -68.52°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Cordón del Azufre is a small volcanic complex on the Argentina/Chile border. The volcano consists of a cluster of lava flows from a row of vents on the NW (Argentinian) side, and a 5 km long chain of vents along the border with Chile.

Note: there is a volcano with a similar name Cerro del Azufre in Northern Chile.

Typical eruption style: explosive
Erupciones del volcán Cordón del Azufre: unknown, less than 10,000 years ago

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Background

from Smithsonian / GVP volcano information:
An older andesitic-dacitic edifice with a 1.3-km-wide crater was mostly covered by younger Holocene andesitic lava flows. The youngest cone, 300-m-high Volcán la Moyra, was the source of fresh-looking blocky andesitic lava flows that descended 6 km into Chile and 3 km into Argentina.

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