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  • Chile
  • South America
  • Stratovolcano(es)
  • Unknown - Evidence Uncertain
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 23.97°S
  • 68.13°W

  • 3116 m
    10220 ft

  • 355105
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Tilocalar.

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The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Tilocalar. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Tilocalar page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

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Photo Gallery

Two small stratovolcanoes, the Volcánes de Tilocálar (left of center at the bottom of this Landsat image), lie about 3 km apart in the Callejón de Tilocálar area. The volcanoes overlie light-colored Pliocene ignimbrites. The larger volcano, 3116-m-high Tilocálar Sur, lies about 3.5 km SW of the northern volcano, Tilocálar Norte and produced four basaltic-andesite to andesitic lava flows. Tilocálar Norte produced elongated lava flows that traveled primarily to the north.

NASA Landsat image, 1999 (courtesy of Hawaii Synergy Project, Univ. of Hawaii Institute of Geophysics & Planetology).
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Tilocalar in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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