Caichinque Volcano | John Seach



23.949 S, 67.739 W
summit elevation 4450 m

Caichinque Volcano is located in northern Chile. The volcano contains a lava flow extending 6 km to the east.

The volcano is situated on the western shore of Salar de Talar, a 46 square kilometres salt flat located in the high puna of northern Chilean Andes. Two lava flows from the Caichinque volcano have advanced into Salar de Talar.

Salar de Capur salt flat is located to the west of the volcano.

Further reading
Book, S. L. de Silva & P. W. Francis 1991. Volcanoes of the Central Andes

Caichinque Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.