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Tres Cruces volcano

Stratovolcano 6620 m / 21719 ft
Northern Chile / Argentina border, -27.1°S / -68.78°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Tres Cruces volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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The massive Tres Cruces complex of Pliocene-Pleistocene age covers an area of about 1000 km2 along the Chile-Argentina border (Gonzalez-Ferran, 1995). The Indio lava dome on the SW side of the complex was K-Ar dated at about 0.35 million years.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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