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Guallatiri volcano (Chile) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 July-21 July 2015 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 15 Jul 2015, 06:00 | BY: VN
On 7 July OVDAS-SERNAGEOMIN reported that the Alert Level for Guallatiri was lowered to Green (the lowest level on a four-color scale) because activity had returned to the baseline levels observed prior to the Alert-Level increase in May. Baseline levels were characterized by low levels of seismicity, no deformation, and white emissions.

Source: Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (SERNAGEOMIN)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2015. Report on Guallatiri. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 15 July-21 July 2015. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Guallatiri volcano
stratovolcano 6071 m / 19,918 feet
Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina (South America), -18.42°S / -69.09°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Guallatiri volcano eruptions:
1985(?), 1960, 1959, 1913, 1908(?), 1825 ± 25
Typical eruption style
explosive
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