Calabozos Volcano | John Seach



35.558 S, 70.496 W
summit elevation 3508 m

Calabozos Volcano is located in central Chile. The volcano contains a 26 x 14 km diameter caldera. The volcano consists of Cerro del Medio in the south of the caldera, and four vents of Descabezado Chico on western caldera rim.

A lava flow from Descabezado Chico traveled more than 30 km south. Hot-springs are present in the caldera.

Loma Seca Tuff
The Loma Seca Tuff relates to two ash deposits which erupted from Calabozos caldera 150,000 and 300,000 years ago.

Further reading
Grunder, Anita L. "Low d 18 O silicic volcanic rocks at the Calabozos caldera complex, southern Andes." Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 95.1 (1987): 71-81.

Calabozos Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.