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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-06216

Satellitic cinder cones on the flank of Mount Waesche are composed of black, vesicular lava flows and ejected pyroclastic material of basaltic composition.  Numerous pyroclastic cones, some erupted along radial fissures, cover a broad area on the SW flank of Mount Waesche. Photo by Oscar González-Ferrán (University of Chile).

Satellitic cinder cones on the flank of Mount Waesche are composed of black, vesicular lava flows and ejected pyroclastic material of basaltic composition. Numerous pyroclastic cones, some erupted along radial fissures, cover a broad area on the SW flank of Mount Waesche.

Photo by Oscar González-Ferrán (University of Chile).


Waesche