Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Melimoyu
Glacier-clad Melimoyu volcano is seen from the NW from the town of Quellon on the island of Chiloe. The volcano lies across the Gulf of Corcovado beyond the small island cutting across the image in the foreground. Two prominent horns at the summit of the volcano rise above the rim of the summit crater. The large stratovolcano has an 8-km-wide, largely buried ice-filled caldera that is drained by a glacier through a notch in the NE caldera rim. Two late-Holocene tephra layers have been documented from Melimoyu. Photo by Bryan Freeman, 2005.
Volcano Number:358052
Volcano Name:Melimoyu
Country:Chile
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano
Last Eruption:200 CE
Elevation:2400m
Tectonic Setting:Subduction zone / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:0
Pop. within 10km:6
Pop. within 30km:211
Pop. within 100km:12944
Latitude:-44.08
Longitude:-72.88



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
358052 Melimoyu 12278 Confirmed Eruption MEL1 tephra Radiocarbon (uncorrected) -820
358052 Melimoyu 12279 Confirmed Eruption MEL2 tephra Radiocarbon (uncorrected) 200
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