Cerro Pantoja

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Cerro Pantojo
Cerro Pantojo.JPG
Highest point
Elevation2,024 m (6,640 ft)
Coordinates40°46′0″S 71°57′0″W / 40.76667°S 71.95000°W / -40.76667; -71.95000Coordinates: 40°46′0″S 71°57′0″W / 40.76667°S 71.95000°W / -40.76667; -71.95000
Geography
LocationArgentina/Chile
Parent rangeAndes
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Last eruptionUnknown

Cerro Pantojo is an extinct basaltic stratovolcano on the border of Argentina and Chile. It lies immediately south of Cardenal Antonio Samoré Pass and its characteristic spire-shaped summit is an eroded volcanic plug. It also has flank lava flows.

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References[edit]

  • "Cerro Pantojo". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Lara, Luis; Rodríguez, Carolina; Moreno, Hugo; Pérez de Arce, Carlos (July 2001). "Geocronología K-Ar y geoquímica del volcanismo plioceno superior-pleistoceno de los Andes del sur (39-42°S)". Revista geológica de Chile (in Spanish). Santiago: SciELO. 28 (1). doi:10.4067/S0716-02082001000100004. ISSN 0716-0208. Retrieved 24 September 2015.