Colachi

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Colachi
Salar de Pujsa con Acamarachi.jpg
Salar de Pujsa with Acamarachi and Colachi volcanoes in the distance. Colachi is visible in the rightmost portion of the image.
Highest point
Elevation 5,631 m (18,474 ft) [1]
Coordinates 23°14′11″S 67°38′42″W / 23.23639°S 67.64500°W / -23.23639; -67.64500Coordinates: 23°14′11″S 67°38′42″W / 23.23639°S 67.64500°W / -23.23639; -67.64500[1]
Geography
Colachi is located in Chile
Colachi
Colachi
Location in Chile
Location Antofagasta Region, Chile
Parent range Andes
Geology
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Unknown[1]

Colachi is a stratovolcano in the Antofagasta Region of northern Chile. It was built on a basement of ignimbrites.[1] A 7 km² silicic lava flow lies on the saddle between the volcano and Acamarachi.[1]

Colachi is part of a chain of stratovolcanoes stretching along the eastern side of the Salar de Atacama, the most active of which being Lascar.

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