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  • Ecuador
  • Andean Northern Volcanic Arc
  • Composite | Stratovolcano
  • 3740 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 0.468°N
  • 78.287°W

  • 4106 m
    13471 ft

  • 352002
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Chachimbiro.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Chachimbiro.

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

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 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

3740 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode NNE flank (Pitzantzi lava dome)
3740 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)

List of 3 Events for Episode 1 at NNE flank (Pitzantzi lava dome)

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava dome
   - - - -    - - - - Ash
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Chachimbiro.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Chachimbiro.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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