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Carrán-Los Venados

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Carrán-Los Venados volcano in central Chile is a group of about 50 basaltic to basaltic-andesite scoria cones, maars, and a small stratovolcano. The volcanic group is broadly aligned on a 17 km long ENE-WSW trending line ESE of Lago Ranco. The volcano erupted 3 times in the 20th century, forming the Mirador scoria cone and two maars, Riñinahue and Carrán. These historical eruptions were at the intersection of the Liquine-Ofqui fault zone with the ENE-WSW alignment of volcanic centers.
Volcano typecinder cones normal or dormant
LocationChile
Summit elevation1114 m / 3,655 ft
Carrán-Los Venados volcano eruptions1979, 1955, 1907
Typical eruption styleexplosive
 

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