Cordon de Puntas Negras volcan

stratovolcans 5852 m / 19,199 ft
Chile / Argentinien (Norden) + Bolivien, Südamerika, -23.74°S / -67.53°W
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

Cordón de Puntas Negras is a stratovolcano in northern Chile 46 km SE of Lascar volcano.
The volcano has a number of fresh-looking cones and craters such as Cerros Cenizas, Aguas Calientes, Laguna Escondida, and Chinchilla with well-preserved summit craters and short lava flows. In addition, there is a distinct maar and a large, 13 sq km silicic lava flow and dome complex.
It is thought that some of these vents are less than 10,000 years old, or even historical in age. The youngest of the complex is a crater SE of Cerro Laguna Escondidax.

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Style éruptif tipique: explosive
Eruptions du volcan Cordon de Puntas Negras: less than 10,000 years, perhaps in historic times

Latest nearby earthquakes

HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 (GMT) (4 séismes)
12 Jun 2021 17:45:51 GMT
3.6

205 km
33 km (21 mi)
232 km au sud-est de Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chili
12 Jun 2021 12:15:43 GMT
3.2

222 km
39 km (24 mi)
Provincia de El Loa, 297 km à l'est de Antofagasta, Chili
12 Jun 2021 10:48:29 GMT
3.6

238 km
45 km (28 mi)
246 km au sud-est de Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chili
12 Jun 2021 03:00:04 GMT
3.5

229 km
10.5 km (6.5 mi)
208 km au sud-est de Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chili
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 séisme)
11 Jun 2021 09:12:11 GMT
2.6

210 km
34 km (21 mi)
232 km au sud-est de Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chili

Introduction

Cordón de Puntas Negras is at the intersection of 2 volcanic chains; the Cordón de Puntas Negras chain trends NE-SW from from Chiliques volcano to Volcán Puntas Negras. The other Cordón Chalviri chain trends SW towards Cerro Tuyajto volcanoes.
The Cordón de Puntas Negras chain contains small cones, lava domes, lava flows, and maars and covers an area of 500 sq km and contains at least 25 different vents.
Cordón de Puntas Negras proper is situated along the southern margin of the 35 x 70 km Pliocene La Pacana caldera.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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