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Pino Hachado volcano

Caldera 2017 m / 6617 ft
Argentina, -38.68°S / -70.81°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Pino Hachado volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

The Pino Hachado caldera in the Nequén Andes of Argentina was constructed along one of the branches of the major regional Liquine-Ofqui fault system. The 12-km-wide caldera is 150 m deep. Following the eruption of dacitic and rhyolitic ignimbrites, post-caldera trachyandesitic lava flows were erupted. Radiometric dates of about 1.6 and 1.2 million years were obtained on post-caldera rocks.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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