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  • Chile
  • Stratovolcano
  • 1253 BCE
  • Country
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 50.33°S
  • 73.75°W

  • 2546 m
    8353 ft

  • 358062
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Aguilera.

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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 2 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

1253 BCE ± 126 years Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 5

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode A1 tephra
1253 BCE ± 126 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)
 Tephra layer AIII, 14C dated about 3,345 BP from a sample immediately below the tephra, was tentatively considered on the basis of geochemical evidence to originate from Aguilera volcano and to be correlative with Auer tephras I and III at Lake Argentina (Stern, 1990). Kilian et al. (2003) obtained a a minimum age of 3,879 ± 32 BP from peat 15 cm below the tephra. Stern (2008) estimated a calibrated age 3,067-3,339 BP (1253 ± 136 BCE).

List of 3 Events for Episode 1 at A1 tephra

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Tephra
1253 BCE ± 123 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index) VEI 5

2610 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
2610 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)
 A tephra older the the A1 tephra was radiocarbon dated at less than 4,560 BP by Strelin and Malagnino (2000; cited by Stern, 2008).

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Tephra
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Aguilera.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Aguilera.

GVP Map Holdings

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Title: Argentina, Chile, Falkland Is
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: S America
Year: 1976
Series: ONC
Map Type: Navigation
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Argentina, Chile, Falkland Is
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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