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Fueguino volcano

lava domes, cinder cones 150? m / 492 ft
Southern Chile and Argentina, South America, -54.95°S / -70.25°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Fueguino volcano eruptions: 1820, 1712 No recent earthquakes
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Fueguino (Volcán Cook) volcano is the southernmost active volcano of South America's Andes, located on Isla Cook. It is 400 km away from the nearest other active volcano, Monte Burney to the NW.
The volcano consists of lava domes and cinder cones. A strombolian eruption was observed in 1820.

Background:

Fueguino is a group of andesitic, columnar-jointed lava domes and pyroclastic cones reaching to 150 m height. The volcanoes are located on a broad peninsula forming the SE end of Isla Cook.
One of the cones, south of Bahía del Volcán, contains a 150-m-wide crater with a small lake. The lava domes and pyroclastic cones were possibly emplaced along N-S-trending faults. They are not eroded by glaciers as the basement granite rocks.
(Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information)


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