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Chiliques

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Volcán Chiliques is a stratovolcano in northern Chile immediately south of Laguna Lejía. The volcano consists of a symmetrical cone rising 1000 m from the surrounding terrain and contains a 500 m wide crater. Several young lava flows are seen on its flanks and some might be younger than 10,000 years. The largest flow extends 5 km to the NW, but older flows have reached 10 km distance on the north flank towards Laguna Lejía. In April 2002, first signs of a possible reawakening of the volcano were detected as new hot spots inside the crater.
Volcano typestratovolcano normal or dormant
LocationChile
Summit elevation5778 m / 18,956 ft
Chiliques volcano eruptionsnone in recent times, but probably within the past 10,000 years
Typical eruption styleexplosive, lava domes
 

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