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Photo of this volcano
  • Chile
  • South America
  • Stratovolcano
  • 1979 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 47.2°S
  • 73.48°W

  • 3437 m
    11276 ft

  • 358059
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

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Eruptive History

There is data available for 1 Holocene eruptive periods.

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

There is no Deformation History data available for Arenales.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available 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 (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
See title for photo information.
GVP Map Holdings

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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 Arenales in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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