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Sierra Nevada volcano

Volcán 6127 m / 20,101 ft
El norte de Chile, Bolivia y Argentina, América del sur, -26.48°S / -68.58°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: effusive
Erupciones del volcán Sierra Nevada: non in recent times No hay terremotos recientes
Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistanciaUbicación
Sierra Nevada is a volcanic complex on the Chile/ Argentina border in one of the remotest parts of the Central Andes. The volcano covers 225 km2 contains at least 12 volcanic vents, craters with up to 400 m diameter and large andesitic lava flows which reached 7 km distance.
The oldest part of the volcano lies on the Argentina side and inlcudes 2 stratovolcanoes, one of which has a 1 km summit crater. The youngest lavas of the volcano are probably less than 10,000 years old and located to the west in Chile.


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