Corcovado Volcano | John Seach


(Corcobado, Volcan de Chiloe, Jorobado)

43.18 S, 72.80 W
summit elevation 2300 m

Corcovado volcano is located in southern Chile. The volcano contains cinder cones and glaciers. A series of lakes are located the eastern side of the volcano.

1834-35 Eruption
The eruption was seen in eruption by Charles Darwin in 1834. It erupted explosively in November 1835 as reported by a resident of Chiloe, 60 km west of the volcano.

Further reading
Naranjo, José A., and Charles R. Stern. "Holocene tephrochronology of the southernmost part (42 30'-45 S) of the Andean Southern Volcanic Zone." Revista geológica de Chile 31.2 (2004): 224-240.

Corcovado Volcano Eruptions

1834-35, 4920 BCE ± 100 years, 6030 BCE ± 100 years, 6640 BCE ± 770 years