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Payún Matrú

Photo of this volcano
  • Country
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 36.422°S
  • 69.241°W

  • 3715 m
    12188 ft

  • 357066
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

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Eruptive History

There is data available for 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

5050 BCE ± 1000 years Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0 (?)

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Escorial del Matru caldera
5050 BCE ± 1000 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: K/Ar

List of 1 Events for Episode 1 at Escorial del Matru caldera

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

There is no Deformation History data available for Payún Matrú.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Payún Matrú.

GVP Map Holdings

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Title: Argentina, Chile
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: S America
Year: 1978
Series: ONC
Map Type: Navigation
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Argentina, Chile
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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