Corcovado volcan

stratovolcan 2300 m / 7,546 ft

Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

Corcovado volcano is an isolated and little studied stratovolcano in southern Chile. Its only known historic activity was in 1834 and/or 1835. C. Darwin described seing it in activity in 1834 and an explosive eruption was reported to have occurred in November 1835 by a resident from Chiloe, 60 km west of the volcano.
Corcovado is ice-covered and basaltic to basaltic-andesite in composition. It has several young (Holocene) cinder cones on its flanks, which are likely the source of its recent eruptions.

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Style éruptif tipique: explosive
Eruptions du volcan Corcovado: 1834(?), 1835(?)

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