Uturuncu Volcano - John Seach

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Bolivia

22.27 S, 67.22 W
summit elevation 6008 m
Stratovolcano

Uturuncu Volcano is located in southern Bolivia, in the central volcanic zone of the Andes. There are two solfatara fields near the summit. Quetana is a vent 23 km west of the volcano.

Uplift at Uturuncu Volcano
Between 1992 and 2006 there was an average uplift of 1-2 cm/year at the volcano. the uplift affected 70 sq km. This indicates magma is still active under the volcano.

The volcano currently experiences hundreds of small earthquakes per year.

Uturuncu Volcano Eruptions

300,000 years ago