Cay (volcano)

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Cay
Lago Yulton.jpg
Cay volcano as viewed from the shoreline of Yulton Lake.
Elevation 2,090 m (6,857 ft)[1]
Location
Location north of Aisén Fjord, and west of Yulton Lake, Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region, Chile
Range Andes
Coordinates 45°03′45″S 72°59′09″W / 45.06250°S 72.98583°W / -45.06250; -72.98583Coordinates: 45°03′45″S 72°59′09″W / 45.06250°S 72.98583°W / -45.06250; -72.98583
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Volcanic arc/belt South Volcanic Zone
Last eruption Unknown

Cay is a stratovolcano in the South Volcanic Zone of the Andes in Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region, Chile. The volcano is located 15 km northeast of the larger Maca Volcano and about 230 km of the Chile Trench at the intersection of NW-SE and NE-SW faults of the Liquiñe-Ofqui Fault Zone.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cay". Global Volcanism Program, Smithsonian Institution. http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=1508-055.
  2. ^ D'Orazio, M.; M. Tamponia, S. Tonarinib, O. González-Ferránd, A. Lahsend and R. Omarinie (August 2003). "The Quaternary calc-alkaline volcanism of the Patagonian Andes close to the Chile triple junction: geochemistry and petrogenesis of volcanic rocks from the Cay and Maca volcanoes (not, vert, similar45°S, Chile)". Journal of South american Earth Sciences (Elsevier) 16 (4): 219–242. Bibcode:2003JSAES..16..219D. doi:10.1016/S0895-9811(03)00063-4. Retrieved 20 April 2009.