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Mentolat

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Volcán Mentolat is an active stratovolcano southern Chile located in the central part of Magdalena Island across the Puyuhuapi strait from Puerto Cisnes. The volcano has an ice-filled, 6 km wide caldera. The most recent eruption at Mentolat volcano was around the year 1710. It may have produced a prominent young andesitic lava flow on the western slope of the volcano. An explosive eruption about 7000 years ago produced a wide-spread pumice and scoria layer that extends to the SE.
Volcano typestratovolcano normal or dormant
LocationChile
Summit elevation1660 m / 5,446 ft
Mentolat volcano eruptions1710 ± 5, 5010 BC ± 50 years
Typical eruption styleexplosive
 

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