Río Murta

Photo of this volcano
  • Chile
  • South America
  • Pyroclastic cone(s)
  • Unknown - Evidence Uncertain
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 46.17°S
  • 72.67°W

  • Unknown
     

  • 358058
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Río Murta.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Río Murta.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Río Murta.

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Río Murta. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Río Murta 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 Río Murta.

Photo Gallery


The valley cutting diagonally across the center of this NASA Landsat image (with north to the top) is a tributary of the Río Murta (left) that is partly floored by basaltic lava flows. The Río Ibáñez cuts across the top of the image. The flows were emplaced, partly subglacially, in valleys carved by glaciers in granitic rocks of the North Patagonian Batholith in the southern Andes. The columnar-jointed lava flows of Pleistocene to perhaps Holocene age include pillow lavas, lava tubes, and subglacial and sublacustral deposits.

NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database


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

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