Juan Fernández hotspot

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This article is about volcanic hotspot. For other uses, see Juan Fernández.
The Juan Fernández hotspot is marked 16 on map.

The Juan Fernández hotspot is a volcanic hotspot located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. The hotspot created the Juan Fernández Ridge which includes the Juan Fernández Archipelago and a long seamount chain that is being subducted in the Peru-Chile Trench at the site of Papudo giving origin to the Norte Chico Volcanic Gap.

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