Palomo

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Palomo
Aerial photo of the Andes.jpg
The volcano is visible in the upper left portion of the image.
Elevation 4,860 m (15,940 ft)
Location
Location Chile
Range Andes
Coordinates 34°36′28″S 70°17′42″W / 34.60778°S 70.29500°W / -34.60778; -70.29500
Geology
Type Stratovolcano

Palomo is a Chilean stratovolcano located in the Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins Region, west of Caldera del Atuel. The volcano shows evidence of glacial dissection. It is 4860m high.

Palomo's surrounding area features spectacular granite needles called Agujas del Palomo. The volcano towers over Río de Los Cipreses National Reserve.

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