Putana Volcano | John Seach


(Jorgencal or Machuca)

22.55 S, 67.85 W
summit elevation 5890 m

Putan volcano is located in northern Chile, on the border with Bolivia. Fumarolic activity is present at the summit. The volcano contains lava domes and lava flows.

Large deposits of sulphur are found at the volcano.

Further reading
Stebel, Kerstin, et al. "First estimates of fumarolic SO2 fluxes from Putana volcano, Chile, using an ultraviolet imaging camera." Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 300 (2015): 112-120.

Tassi, Franco, et al. "Gas discharges from four remote volcanoes in northern Chile (Putana, Olca, Irruputuncu and Alitar): a geochemical survey." Annals of Geophysics 54.2 (2011).

Putana Volcano Eruptions

1972, 1810.