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Photo of this volcano
  • Chile
  • South America
  • Stratovolcano
  • 4920 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 43.189°S
  • 72.794°W

  • 1826 m
    5991 ft

  • 358050
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Corcovado.

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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 5 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
[ 1835 Nov 11 ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain 2  
[ 1834 Nov ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain 2  
4920 BCE ± 100 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected) COR3 tephra
6030 BCE ± 100 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected) COR2 tephra
6640 BCE ± 770 years Unknown Confirmed   Tephrochronology COR1 tephra
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Corcovado.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Corcovado.

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

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