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Tutupaca

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  • Peru
  • Composite (Stratovolcano(es))
  • 1802 CE
  • Country
  • Landform (Volc Type)
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 17.026°S
  • 70.372°W

  • 5801 m
    19032 ft

  • 354040
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Tutupaca.

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

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

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 2 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

[ 1902 Jun - 1902 Nov ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Volcano Uncertain: reported from Tutupaca
1902 Jun - 1902 Nov Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Volcano Uncertain: reported from Tutupaca

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
1902 Jun    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

[ 1862 Apr - 1862 May ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Volcano Uncertain: reported from Tutupaca
1862 Apr - 1862 May Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Volcano Uncertain: reported from Tutupaca

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
1862 Apr    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

1802 Mar 20 - 1802 Aug 20 ± 10 days Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 4 (?)

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1802 Mar 20 - 1802 Aug 20 ± 10 days Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 3 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Ash
1802 Mar 30    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

1787 - 1789 Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 2

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1787 - 1789 Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 1 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

[ 1780 - 1780 ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Volcano Uncertain: reported from Tutupaca
1780 - 1780 Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Volcano Uncertain: reported from Tutupaca

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
1780    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Tutupaca.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Tutupaca.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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