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Cerro Negro de Mayasquer

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Cerro Negro de Mayasquer is an andesitic to dacitic stratovolcano on the Colombia-Ecuador border. It contains a caldera open to the west. An historical eruption reported in 1936 is probably false and may have been from Reventador volcano. Solfataras are found on the shore of a small crater lake.
Volcano typestratovolcano restless
LocationEcuador
Summit elevation4445 m / 14,583 ft
Cerro Negro de Mayasquer volcano eruptions1936(?)
Typical eruption styleexplosive
The higher and glacier-covered summit of the extinct Chiles stratovolcano lies only 3 km to the SE. Chiles last erupted about 160,000 years ago, but still has hot springs and an active hydrothermal system at its eastern flank.
 

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