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Pular volcano

estratovolcán 6233 m / 20,449 ft
El norte de Chile, Bolivia y Argentina, América del Sur, -24.19°S / -68.05°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Pular is a stratovolcano in the Antofagasta Region of northern Chile, NW of the Salar de Pular and 15 km from the border with Argentina. The volcano belongs to a 12-km long chain of several vents and volcanoes, which have erupted extensive lava flows.
A large satellite vent west of the ridge is known as Cerro Pajonales and is probably the youngest vent of the volcanic complex.
Reports of a small explosive eruption in 1990 could not be confirmed as to where it occurred.

Typical eruption style: effusive
Erupciones del volcán Pular: 1990 (?)

Últimos terremotos cercanos

Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistanciaUbicación
Sun, 22 Nov 2020 (GMT)
22 nov 2020 02:04 (GMT -3) (22 Nov 2020 05:04:54 GMT)
3.3

153 km - More
7 km143 km south de San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile

Background

Cerros Pular and Pajonales volcanoes are on the NE and SW end of 12-km-long volcanic ridge that is mostly older than 10,000 years. The volcanoes on the chain have erupted andesitic lava flows that overly older dacitic lava domes.
Many lava lava flows reached the lower flanks of the chain and there are about 10 craters.
(SOurce: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information)

Pular Fotos

Agios Nikolaos en la isla de Palea Kameni y nadadores en la Bahía de hierro rojo (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Agios Nikolaos en la isla de Palea Kameni y nadadores en la Bahía de hierro rojo (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
On calmer days and weekends, it is popular for locals to go bathing and sailing here. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
On calmer days and weekends, it is popular for locals to go bathing and sailing here. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The terrace beneath the cathedral of Fira is a popular meeting point, with gorgeous view over the old part of the town, dominated by Agios Minas chapel, and the caldera. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The terrace beneath the cathedral of Fira is a popular meeting point, with gorgeous view over the old part of the town, dominated by Agios Minas chapel, and the caldera. ...
Day 2 - Root vegetables are very popular and easily grown in western Rwanda (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Day 2 - Root vegetables are very popular and easily grown in western Rwanda (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
 


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