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Tolguaca volcano

stratovolcano 2806 m / 9,206 ft
Central Chile and Argentina, South America, -38.31°S / -71.65°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Tolguaca volcano eruptions: unknown
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 15 Mar
Thu, 15 Mar 05:59 UTCM 3.2 / 130.9 km15 km31 km al E de Ralco
Tolguaca volcano in Central Chile is a young basaltic-andesitic stratovolcano immediatelz NW of Lonquimay volcano. Only fumarolic activity has been known in historic times, but it has erupted frequently during the past 10,000 years. The volcano contains 2 main craters 2 km apart.
Reports of eruptions in 1876 and on 7 January 1933 have not been confirmed.

Background:

The volcano has a NW-SE zone of aligned summit craters increasingly younger to the NW. Another group of vents cutting the south and east flanks is oriented SW-NE, parallel to the zone of flank vents on nearby Lonquimay volcano.


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