Cerro del Azufre Volcano | John Seach



21.78 S, 68.23 W
summit elevation 5846 m

Note: there is a volcano with a similar name - "Cordon del Azufre" in Northern Chile.

Cerro del Azufre Volcano is located in northern Chile, 20 km from the border with Bolivia. The volcano contains two summits. The northern peak contains the summit, and the southern is 5700 m high.

A large group of lava flows extends 7 km north from the volcano. The most recent effusive activity occurred from dacitic lava domes located along a NW-SE line east of the summit ridge.

Further reading
Pradal, E. and Robin, C., 1994. Long-lived magmatic phases at Los Azufres volcanic center, Mexico. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 63(3-4), pp.201-215.

Dobson, P.F. and Mahood, G.A., 1985. Volcanic stratigraphy of the Los Azufres geothermal area, Mexico. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 25(3-4), pp.273-287.

Cerro del Azufre Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.