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Huequi

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  • Chile
  • South America
  • Lava dome(s)
  • 1920 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 42.377°S
  • 72.578°W

  • 1318 m
    4324 ft

  • 358030
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Huequi.

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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.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 7 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
1920 (?) Unknown Confirmed 2 Historical Observations
1906 1907 Confirmed 2 Historical Observations
1900 Unknown Confirmed 2 Historical Observations
1896 Unknown Confirmed 2 Historical Observations
1893 Unknown Confirmed 2 Historical Observations
1890 Unknown Confirmed 3 Historical Observations
1695 ± 50 years Unknown Confirmed 2 Tephrochronology
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Huequi.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Huequi.

Photo Gallery

The roughly 20-km-wide Huequi Peninsula extends about 40 km into the Gulf of Ancud in southern Chile. Volcán Huequi is a small, glacier-free volcano located just to the right of the center of this NASA International Space Station image (with north to the upper left). A parasitic cone is located on the west side of the 1318-m-high basaltic-andesite volcano, which has an 800-m-wide crater. Explosive eruptions were recorded during the 19th and 20th centuries, initially in 1890 and most recently in about 1920.

NASA Space Station image ISS008-E-12502, 2004 (http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/).
See title for photo information.
GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Argentina, Chile
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: S America
Year: 1983
Series: ONC
Map Type: Navigation
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Argentina, Chile
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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