Melimoyu Volcano | John Seach



44.08 S, 72.88 W
summit elevation 2400 m

Melimoyu volcano is located in southern Chile, 135 km south of Chaiten. The volcano contains an 8 km wide ice-filled caldera, and a 1 km wide summit crater.

Two explosive eruptions have been identified at Melimoyu volcano from tephra layers.

Further reading
Geoffroy Gómez, C.A., 2017. Eruptive parameters and pre-eruptive processes for late holocene activity centred at Melimoyu Volcano, Southern Chile (44° 05'S).

Melimoyu Volcano Eruptions

200 AD ± 75, 820 BC ± 100