Auquihuato Volcano | John Seach



15.07 S, 73.18 W
summit elevation 4980 m
Cinder cone.

Cerro Auquihuato Volcano is located in southern Perú, east of Río Ocona. Satellite images show a young lava flow extending 9 km south of the volcano. The cone rises about 380 m above the surrounding land, and the summit is elongated 1 km in a NW-SE direction.

The volcano is located on a plateau 6 km west of of Chunchuccasa in Ayacucho Region. Chigchipampa is located on the western side of the lava flow.

Further reading
De Silva, S.L. and Francis, P.W., 1990. Potentially active volcanoes of Peru-observations using Landsat Thematic Mapper and Space Shuttle imagery. Bulletin of Volcanology52(4), pp.286-301.

Auquihuato Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.