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Infiernillo, a late-Pleistocene to Holocene basaltic-andesite volcanic field along the Río Salado in Argentina lies about 70 km east of the crest of the Andes and NW of the town of Malargüe. Several vents controlled by extensional tectonics produced lava flows with prominent flow features that reached to the river. A radiocarbon date of about 8840 yrs Before Present was obtained from Volcán Hoyo Colorado.
Summary of Holocene eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).
|Start Date||Stop Date||Eruption Certainty||VEI||Evidence||Activity Area or Unit|
|6890 BCE ± 40 years||Unknown||Confirmed||Radiocarbon (uncorrected)||Volcán Hoyo Colorado|
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.
|Feature Name||Feature Type||Elevation||Latitude||Longitude|
|Hoyo Colorado, Volcán||Vent|
|Loma Negra, Volcan||Vent|
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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.
Folguera A, Naranjo J A, Orihashi Y, Sumino H, Nagao K, Polanco E, Ramos V A, 2009. Retroarc volcanism in the northern San Rafael Block (34°-35° 30' S), southern Central Andes: occurrence, age, and tectonic setting. J Volc Geotherm Res, 186: 169-185.