lava dome 5100 m / 16,732 ft
Chile / Argentine (nord) + Bolivie, South America, -22.12°S / -68.15°W
Condition actuelle: (probablement) éteint (0 sur 5)
The Chao lava dome in northern Chile near Calama town is one of the largest known lava domes in the world. It measures 14.5 km in length and 350-400 m in height.
Style éruptif tipique
Eruptions du volcan Chao
: None in recent times, possibly within the past 10,000 years
No recent earthquakes
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Chaotic crust left after a fountain has died out. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Chaotic red steam clouds hide the view most of the time. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View into where once Sukameriah village was located, around a valley with lush fields inside and on both banks. Part of the pyroclastic flows traveled through this canyon...
Chaotic old ropes - these must have formed during a much larger and faster moving breakout than those we found. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)