Irruputuncu Volcano | John Seach



20.73 S, 68.55 W
summit elevation 5163 m

Irruputuncu Volcano is located in northern Chile on the border with Bolivia. The volcano contains two summit craters. Fumarolic activity occurs at the southern crater which is about 300 m in diameter. 

1995 Eruption
On 26th November 1995 mild phreatic eruptions occurred at the volcano. A dark plume was visible above the summit.

Futher reading
Rodríguez, I., et al. "Evolution of Irruputuncu volcano, central Andes, northern Chile." Journal of South American Earth Sciences 63 (2015): 385-399.

Bacigalupo, C., Rodríguez, I. and Campos, E., 2015. Mecanismos de emplazamiento de la avalancha de detritos del volcán Irruputuncu, Andes Centrales. In Actas XIV Congreso Geológico Chileno, La Serena, Chile (Vol. 3, pp. 57-60).

Irruputuncu Volcano Eruptions