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Miniques volcano

stratovolcano 5910 m / 19,390 ft
Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina, South America, -23.82°S / -67.77°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)
Miniques volcano books
Typical eruption style: explosive
Miniques volcano eruptions: probably none within the past 10,000 years
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 19 Jan
Fri, 19 Jan 11:11 UTCM 3.3 / 140 km25 km11 km al NO de Socaire
Sun, 17 Dec
Sun, 17 Dec 21:30 UTCM 3.1 / 142.1 km31 km14 km al NO de Socaire
Mon, 4 Dec
Mon, 4 Dec 12:07 UTCM 4.0 / 122.3 km24 km27 km al O de Socaire
Volcán Miñiques volcano is a large basaltic-andesite to dacitic volcanic complex south of Laguna Miscanti and Laguna Miñiques in northern Chile.
Its summit contains 3 overlapping E-W trending craters, partially filled by lava domes and flows. A prominent lava flow extends northwestward from the summit to the lower flanks and separates Laguna Miñiques from Laguna Miscanti.
Laguna Miscanti is a heart-shaped brackish lake located 8 km north of Miniques Volcano. The lake is part of one of the 7 sectors of the Los Flamencos National Reserve.


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