Cerro Los Guindos (center) as seen from south; Mocho-Choshuenco volcano in left background
|Elevation||1,114 m (3,655 ft)|
|Mountain type||Pyroclastic cones, maars|
|Volcanic arc/belt||Southern Volcanic Zone|
|Last eruption||April to May 1979|
Carrán-Los Venados (Spanish pronunciation: [kaˈran los βeˈnaðos]) is a volcanic group of scoria cones, maars and small stratovolcanoes in southern Chile, southeast of Ranco Lake. The highest cone is Los Guindos (Spanish for "The Cherry Trees), which is a small stratovolcano with an elevation of 1,114 metres (3,655 ft). The volcanic group has recorded eruptions from 1955 and 1979. Located south of Maihue Lake and north Puyehue Volcano Carrán-Los Venados group is placed at the intersection of several faults on the thin crust (~30 km) of southern Chile, among them Liquiñe-Ofqui and Futrono Fault.
- Carrán - a waterfilled maar, erupted in 1955 (also called "Nilahue")
- Mirador - a cinder cone, erupted in 1979
- Pocura - a water filled maar, unknown date of eruption
- Riñinahue - a non-waterfilled maar, erupted in 1907
- Volcanes Los Venados - the western and southern most group of volcanoes of Carrán-Los Venados group, unknown dates of eruption
- Los Guindos - the tallest of the group, an extinct small stratocone
Müller, G. and Veyl, G., 1957. The birth of Nilahue, a new maar type volcano at Rininahue, Chile, 20th International Geological Congress, Mexico, pp. 375–396.
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