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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Cordón del Azufre.
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Cordón del Azufre is a small volcanic complex straddling the Chile-Argentina border. The complex consists of a cluster of lava flows from vents on the NE side, wholly within Argentina, and a 5-km-long chain of vents along the border with Chile. An older andesitic-dacitic edifice with a 1.3-km-wide crater was mostly covered by younger Holocene andesitic lava flows. The youngest cone, 300-m-high Volcán la Moyra, was the source of fresh-looking blocky andesitic lava flows that descended 6 km into Chile and 3 km into Argentina.
The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Cordón del Azufre. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Cordón del Azufre page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).
The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Cordón del Azufre.
|The volcanic complex in the center of this NASA Landsat composite image is Cordón del Azufre, a small volcanic center straddling the Chile-Argentina border. A dacitic lava-dome complex lies at the eastern side of the complex, in Argentina. The prominent dark-colored lava flow from Volcán la Moyra, the youngest feature of the volcanic field, descended 6 km into Chile and 3 km into Argentina. Lava flows from Bayo volcano to the SW are visible at the lower left.
NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
The following references have all been used during the compilation of data for this volcano, it is not a comprehensive bibliography. 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.
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.