Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Ojos del Salado, Nevados
The world's highest Holocene volcano, Nevados Ojos del Salado, rises to 6887 m along the border between Chile and Argentina. The summit complex, which is elongated in a NE-SW direction, is seen here from the NW. The massive volcanic complex contains numerous craters, cones, and andesitic and dacitic lava domes. No historical eruptions have been recorded, but the volcano is fumarolically active. Photo by Oscar González-Ferrán (University of Chile).
Volcano Number:355130
Volcano Name:Ojos del Salado, Nevados
Country:Chile-Argentina
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano
Last Eruption:750 CE
Elevation:6879m
Tectonic Setting:Subduction zone / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:0
Pop. within 10km:11
Pop. within 30km:572
Pop. within 100km:10774
Latitude:-27.109
Longitude:-68.541



Eruption Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Volcano Number Volcano Name Eruption Number Activity Type Explosivity Index Max Explosivity Index Modifier Activity Area Activity Unit Start Evidence Method Start Date End Date
355130 Ojos del Salado, Nevados 11882 Confirmed Eruption Tephrochronology 750
355130 Ojos del Salado, Nevados 11883 Uncertain Eruption 1 ? 1993/11/14 1993/11/14
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Data from the MaGa Database
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