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Llancanelo Volcanic Field volcano

Pyroclastic cone(s) 1876 m / 6155 ft
Argentina, -35.75°S / -69.25°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Llancanelo Volcanic Field volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Llancanelo Volcanic Field volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation


The Plio-Pleistocene Llancanelo volcanic field lies west of the saline lake of the same name in the Mendoza province of Argentina. The field includes scoria cones, tuff cones, and tuff rings. Often described as covering an area of 10,700 km2, that zone includes the Cerro Nevado and Northern Mendoza volcanic fields.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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