Minchinmávida Volcano | John Seach



42.78 S, 72.43 W
summit elevation 2404 m

Minchinmávida volcano is located in southern Chile, west of Lago Reńihue. Darwin observed the volcano in activity in 1834.

The volcano was mistakingly reported to have erupted in 2008, when neighbouring Chaiten volcano made its first eruption in over 9000 years.

1835 Eruption
Minchinmavida volcano erupted in 1835 one day after a magnitude 8.1 earthquake 600 km away.

Further reading
Manga, M. and Brodsky, E., 2006. Seismic triggering of eruptions in the far field: Volcanoes and geysers. Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci, 34, pp.263-291.

Minchinmávida Volcano Eruptions

1835, 1834, 1742