Cochiquito Volcanic Group
|Cochiquito Volcanic Group|
Cochiquito volcano (brown, in centre). Image taken by NASA Landsat satellite.
|Elevation||1,435 m (4,708 ft)|
|Age of rock||Holocene|
The Cochiquito Volcanic Group is a small volcanic group of volcanoes north of the town of Buta Ranquil in Argentina. The main peak is Volcán Cochiquito, a stratovolcano of estimated Pleistocene–Holocene age. There are eight satellite cones in the volcanic field, including Volcán Sillanegra (a pyroclastic cone complex) and Volcán Ranquil del Sur (a small stratovolcano).
- "Cochiquito Volcanic Group". Global Volcanism Program, Smithsonian Institution. http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=1507-071.
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