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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Tutupaca.
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Tutupaca consists of two dissected volcanic edifices, of which the southern appears more youthful. Collapse of the northern edifice produced a debris avalanche that traveled 7 km to the north. Postglacial lava flows are present, the largest of which originated from the saddle between the two edifices. Solfataric activity at Tutupaca was noted in the Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World. Based on morphological evidence, de Silva and Francis (1990) suggested that reported historical eruptions of this volcano in the 18th and 19th centuries (listed in the Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World) more likely originated from the more youthful-looking Yucamane volcano.
The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Tutupaca. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Tutupaca page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).
The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Tutupaca.
|The snow-capped Tutupaca massif (center) consists of two dissected volcanic edifices, of which the southern appears more youthful. Collapse of the northern edifice produced a debris avalanche that traveled 7 km to the NE, forming the speckled area above and to the right of the summit massif. The canyon of the Río Tacalaya lies west (left) of the volcano. A sulfur mine is located on the SE flank of the massif and is accessible from the N-S-trending road west of the volcano. Laguna Huaitire is visible at the top left-center.
NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
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