The Volcano Adventure Guide: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
Robledo volcano is a 6-km wide caldera in NW Argentina, located 80 km SW of the much larger and better known Cerro Galán caldera.
It contains Cerro Blanco del Robledo lava dome on the southern rim of the caldera. There are extensive rhyolitic pumice-fall deposits around the dome. Older, but well-preserved pyroclastic-flow deposits underly the lava dome of Cerro Blanco and are exposed on the floor of the caldera and on its NW flanks.
Satellite surveys in the 1990 have shown subsidence of the Robledo caldera.
Dallol hot springs: One of the most bizarre landscapes on earth: Dallol is a vast and very active hydrothermal field creating a colorful array of hot springs, small geysers, salt towers, colorful lakes and ponds in the middle of the deepest part of the Danakil desert and the Karum salt lake.
Intraplate volcanism: A third tectonic setting where volcanism occurs is believed to be the result of mantle plumes and not directly related to plate boundaries. So called hot spot volcanoes fall into this category.
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