Tronador Volcano | John Seach



41.157 S, 71.885 W
summit elevation 3491 m

Tronador Volcano is located on the Chile-Argentina border, east of Lake Todos los Santos, Chile.

The Tronador volcanic complex includes the deeply eroded Early Pleistocene Garganta de Diablo unit (˜1.3 Ma) and Steffen volcanic complex, the Middle Pleistocene Tronador Volcanic Complex (<1.0 Ma to ˜300 ka), asd the post-glacial Fonck monogenic volcanic cone.

The upper slopes of Monte Tronador host the accumulation zones of eight major valley glaciers.

Further reading
Ruiz, L., et al. "First surface velocity maps for glaciers of Monte Tronador, North Patagonian Andes, derived from sequential Pléiades satellite images." Journal of Glaciology 61.229 (2015): 908-922.

Mella, Mauricio, et al. "Petrogenesis of the Pleistocene Tronador Volcanic Group, Andean Southern Volcanic Zone." Andean Geology 32.1 (2005): 131-154.

Tronador Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.