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Macá

Photo of this volcano
  • Chile
  • South America
  • Stratovolcano
  • 1560 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 45.1°S
  • 73.17°W

  • 2960 m
    9711 ft

  • 358056
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Macá.

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The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Macá.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 2 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
1560 ± 110 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (corrected) SW flank (Bahía Pérez)
0410 ± 50 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected) MAC1 tephra
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Macá.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Macá.

GVP Map Holdings

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. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.


Title: Peninsula de Taitao & Puerto Aisen
Publisher: Servicio Nacional de Geologia & Mineria
Country: Chile
Year: 1984
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Peninsula de Taitao & Puerto Aisen

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

Title: Cerro Maca
Publisher: Instituto Geografico Militar- Chile
Country: Chile
Year: 1981
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Cerro Maca

Title: Lago Yulton
Publisher: Instituto Geografico Militar- Chile
Country: Chile
Year: 1981
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Lago Yulton
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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