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stratovolcano 1905 m / 6,250 ft
Southern Chile and Argentina, South America, -45.9°S / -72.97°WCurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)| ReportsHudson volcano booksHudson volcano eruptions:
2011, 1991, 1971, 1891
radiocarbon dated: 1740 ± 150, 860 AD ± 100, 390 AD ± 150, 120 BC ± 200, 790 BC ± 75, 1890 BC (?), 2250 BC, 3890 BC ± 500, 4750 BC (?), 4960 BC ± 150, 8010 BC (?)Typical eruption style:
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News & activity updates:
Mon, 5 Dec 2016, 16:03
Seismic activity under the volcano has recently shown a mild increase, triggering Chile's SERNAGEOMIN to raise the volcanic alert level to "yellow". ...more
Fri, 28 Oct 2011, 10:08
Hudon volcano's new eruptive fissure (photo taken on October 26, courtesy and copyright Sernageomin.cl)
An eruption has started at Cerro Hudson volcano in Chile. The activity comes from a new eruptive fissure located south of the summit with 3 vents that emit clouds of steam and some ash, rising to 5.5 km elevation. ...more
Thu, 27 Oct 2011, 08:08
Another volcano in Southern Chile, Mt Hudson in the Aysén region, could be close to a new eruption. Starting on Tuesday, over 100 earthquakes have been detected under the volcano by the National Institute of Geology (SERNAGEOMIN), who raised the alert level to Red ("eruption could be imminent"). ...more
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