Marmolejo

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For the village in Spain, see Marmolejo, Jaén.
Marmolejo
Marmolejo summit cone on the edge of collapsed caldera close up chile rm.jpg
The Marmolejo summit cone sits on the edge of a 4 km (2 mi)-wide collapsed caldera .
Elevation 6,108 m (20,039 ft)
Location
Location Argentina-Chile
Range Andes
Coordinates 33°43.071′S 69°51.812′W / 33.717850°S 69.863533°W / -33.717850; -69.863533Coordinates: 33°43.071′S 69°51.812′W / 33.717850°S 69.863533°W / -33.717850; -69.863533
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Unknown

Volcán Marmolejo is a 6,108 m (20,039 ft) high Pleistocene stratovolcano in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile. It is located 9 km (6 mi) NNE of the active San José volcano, and has the distinction of being the southernmost 6,000 m (19,685 ft)-plus peak in the world.

See also[edit]

San José volcanic complex. FLTR: Marmolejo, La Engorda and San José.

External links[edit]

  • SI Google Earth Placemarks - Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program: download placemarks with SI Holocene volcano-data.

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