Carrán-Los Venados

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  • 40.35°S
  • 72.07°W

  • 1114 m
    3654 ft

  • 357140
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Summary of eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
1979 Apr 14 1979 May 20 Confirmed 2 Historical Observations Mirador
1955 Jul 27 1955 Nov 12 Confirmed 4 Historical Observations Carrán Maar
1907 Apr 9 1908 Feb (in or after) Confirmed 3 Historical Observations Riñinahue Maar

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.

Casertano L, 1963a. Chilean Continent. Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World and Solfatara Fields, Rome: IAVCEI, 15: 1-55.

Gonzalez-Ferran O, 1972. Distribucion del volcanismo activo de Chile y la reciente erupcion del Volcan Villarrica. Instituto Geog Militar Chile, O/T 3491.

Moreno H, 1974. Airplane flight over active volcanoes of central-south Chile. Internatl Symp Volc Andean & Antarctic Volc Problems Guidebook, Excur D-3, 56 p.

Moreno H, 1980. La erupcion del Volcan Mirador en Abril-Mayo de 1979, Lago Ranco-Rininahue, Andes del Sur. Communicaciones Univ Chile, 28: 1-23.

Moreno H, 1985. . (pers. comm.).

The Carrán-Los Venados volcano group includes a group of about 50 basaltic to basaltic-andesite scoria cones, maars, and a small stratovolcano that are broadly aligned along a 17-km-long ENE-WSW trend ESE of Lago Ranco. The volcano group occupies a low-lying area north of the more topographically prominent Cordón Caulle-Puyehue volcanic chain, and many of the vents are postglacial in age. The Mirador scoria cone and two maars, Riñinahue and Carrán, were formed during eruptions in the 20th century. These historical eruptions were concentrated where the regional Liquine-Ofqui fault zone intersects the alignment of volcanic vents.