Cordón de Puntas Negras Volcano | John Seach



23.743 S, 67.534 W
summit elevation 5852 m

Cordón de Puntas Negras volcano is located in northern Chile, 46 km SE of Lascar volcano. The volcano contains small cones, lava domes, lava flows, and maars over an area of 500 sq km.

Small cones such as Cerros Cenizas, Aguas Calientes, Laguna Escondida, and Chinchilla have well-preserved summit craters which produced short lava flows.

Further reading
Matteini, Massimo, et al. "The geochemical variations of the upper cenozoic volcanism along the Calama–Olacapato–El Toro transversal fault system in central Andes (~ 24 S): petrogenetic and geodynamic implications." Tectonophysics 345.1-4 (2002): 211-227.

Cordón de Puntas Negras Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.