Maipo Volcano - John Seach

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Chile/Argentina

34.16 S, 69.83 W
summit elevation 5264 m
caldera

Maipo volcano lies on the Chile-Argentina border 108 km SE of Santiago. The volcano contains a 15 x 20 km caldera. Volcán Don Casimiro and Cerro Listado are cones located on SW rim and SW flank of the caldera. Ashfall deposits are visible on glacial ice. Parasitic cones are present on the east flank of the volcano.

Lake Diamante lies on the eastern caldera floor.

Maipo Volcano Eruptions

1912, 1905, 1826, 1822?