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Tocomar volcano

Unknown 4950 m / 16240 ft
Argentina, -24.2°S / -66.5°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Tocomar volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Tocomar volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

The Tocomar volcanic center was the source of two major phreatomagmatic and phreatic eruptions during the Pleistocene. The Tocomar Ignimbrite of rhyolitic composition covers an area of 50 km2. It is located along the Calama-Olacapato-Toro fault zone south of Tuzgle and NE of Nevado Queva volcanoes.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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