Cerro Pantoja

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Cerro Pantoja
Cerro Pantojo.JPG
Highest point
Elevation 2,024 m (6,640 ft)
Coordinates 40°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
Location Argentina/Chile
Parent range Andes
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Unknown

Cerro Pantoja, also spelled as 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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