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Northern Mendoza Volcanic Field volcano

Volcanic field unknown
Argentina, -34.67°S / -69°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Northern Mendoza Volcanic Field volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Northern Mendoza Volcanic Field volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

The northern part of the Pleistocene Mendoza volcanic field contains more than 80 volcanic centers, mostly basaltic cinder cones, but also the Diamante stratovolcano, a small shield volcano, and tuff rings and tuff cones. The small Infiernillo volcanic field of late-Pleistocene to Holocene age at the SW part of the larger volcanic field is listed separately in this compilation.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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