The Arauco Peninsula (Spanish: península de Arauco), is a peninsula in Southern Chile located in the homonymous Arauco Province. It projects northwest into the Pacific Ocean. The peninsula is located west of Cordillera de Nahuelbuta. Geologically it is a forearc high.
- Daniel Melnick, Bodo Bookhagen, Manfred R. Strecker, y Helmut P. Echtler. 2009. Segmentation of megathrust rupture zones from fore-arc deformation patterns over hundreds to millions of years, Arauco peninsula, Chile. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 114.
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