Cerro del Azufre

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Cerro del Azufre
Laguna Cañapa con flamencos Potosí Bolivia.jpg
Cerro del Azufre (left) and San Pablo volcano (right) with Laguna Cañapa, Bolivia in the foreground.
Elevation 5,846 m (19,180 ft)
Location
Location Chile
Range Andes
Coordinates 21°47′14″S 68°14′15″W / 21.78722°S 68.23750°W / -21.78722; -68.23750Coordinates: 21°47′14″S 68°14′15″W / 21.78722°S 68.23750°W / -21.78722; -68.23750
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Unknown

Cerro del Azufre (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsero ðel aˈsufɾe]) is a stratovolcano located in El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile. It is part of a chain of volcanoes that separate Upper Loa River basin from Salar de Ascotán basin and is flanked to the west by a dacitic lava dome called Chanka or Pabellón. The 6000 metre volcanoes San Pedro and San Pablo are located to the southwest of Cerro del Azufre.

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