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  • Chile
  • Minor (Silicic) (Lava dome(s))
  • 1820 CE
  • Country
  • Landform (Volc Type)
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 54.97°S
  • 70.262°W

  • 157 m
    515 ft

  • 358090
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Fueguino.

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

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

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 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

1820 Nov 25 - 1820 Nov 26 (in or after) Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 2 (?)

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1820 Nov 25 - 1820 Nov 26 (in or after) Evidence from Observations: Reported
 Captain Basil Hall (HMS Conway) observed an eruption from Cook volcano on 25 November 1820, while sailing SE of the volcano. The ejection of incandescent material was seen at intervals of 4-5 minutes (Martinic, 1988). The activity continued until the following day.

List of 4 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Tephra
   - - - -    - - - - Ash Incandescent
1820 Nov 25    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

[ 1712 Nov 26 ± 4 days ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1712 Nov 26 ± 4 days - Unknown Evidence from Unknown
 The French navigator Josselin Gardin observed "volcanic phenomena" in the direction of Cook volcano while sailing south of the volcano in late November, 1712. This location was referred to on late 18th century maps as Volcán San Clemente (Martinic, 1988).
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Fueguino.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Fueguino.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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