Fueguino

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Fueguino
Highest point
Elevation 150 m (490 ft)
Coordinates 54°57′S 70°15′W / 54.950°S 70.250°W / -54.950; -70.250
Geography
Location Chile
Parent range Andes
Geology
Mountain type Lava domes
Last eruption November 1820

Fueguino, also known as Cook, is a cluster of lava domes and pyroclastic cones located on Cook Island, Tierra del Fuego, Chile. This volcanic group lies south of the Magallanes–Fagnano Fault, on the Scotia Plate.[1] This volcanic system has erupted relatively silicic hornblende andesites and dacites with SiO2 contents of 59-66% and it is not considered to be a source of Holocene tephra in Tierra del Fuego unlike other volcanoes such as Mount Hudson and Monte Burney.[2]

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  1. ^ Stern, Charles R (December 2004). "Active Andean volcanism: its geologic and tectonic setting". Rev. geol. Chile. [online]. 31 (2): 161–206. doi:10.4067/S0716-02082004000200001. ISSN 0716-0208. Retrieved 2008-11-14. 
  2. ^ C.J. Heusser (12 November 2003). Ice Age Southern Andes: A Chronicle of Palaeoecological Events. Elsevier. pp. 40–42. ISBN 978-0-08-053438-1.