Photo of this volcano
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 47.2°S
  • 73.48°W

  • 3437 m
    11273 ft

  • 358059
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Arenales.

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

Eruptive History

Summary of Holocene eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
1979 Mar 8 (in or before) Unknown Confirmed 1 Historical Observations

The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Arenales.

Photo Gallery

Cerro Arenales rises above the surface of the massive Northern Patagonian Ice Field near the center of this composite NASA Landsat image (with north to the top). A tephra layer on the SW flank of Cerro Arenales was observed on a 1979 Landsat image. Outlet glaciers from the ice field descend valleys to the east and west.

NASA Landsat7 image (
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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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