Cerro Overo

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  • 23.52°S
  • 67.67°W

  • 4555 m
    14940 ft

  • 355097
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There are no activity reports for Cerro Overo.



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There are no Holocene eruptions known for Cerro Overo. If this volcano has had large eruptions prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

The following references are the sources used for data regarding this volcano. References are linked directly to our volcano data file. Discussion of another volcano or eruption (sometimes far from the one that is the subject of the manuscript) may produce a citation that is not at all apparent from the title. Additional discussion of data sources can be found under Volcano Data Criteria.

de Silva S L, 2007. . (pers. comm.).

de Silva S L, Francis P W, 1991. Volcanoes of the Central Andes. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 216 p.

Gonzalez-Ferran O, 1995. Volcanes de Chile. Santiago: Instituto Geografico Militar, 635 p.

The solitary Cerro Overo maar is located on the lower NE flank of Chiliques volcano, west of the Salar de Aguas Calientes. The youthful morphology of the maar suggests a possible Holocene age. The 600-m-wide, 80-m-deep mafic maar produced the least silicic youthful volcanic rocks found in this part of the central Andes.