Photo of this volcano
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 35.558°S
  • 70.496°W

  • 3508 m
    11506 ft

  • 357042
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Calabozos.

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The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Calabozos.

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

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Photo Gallery

The 26 x 14 km late-Pleistocene Calabozos caldera contains several post-caldera vents of Holocene age. The Descabezado Chico group (mid right-center) was constructed over the buried western rim of the caldera. The Cerro de Medio group (mid extreme-right) grew within the southern part of the caldera. No historical eruptions are known, but hot-spring clusters occur within the caldera.

Photo by Hugo Moreno (University of Chile).
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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