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Marmolejo summit cone on the edge of collapsed caldera close up chile rm.jpg
The Marmolejo summit cone sits on the edge of a 4 km (2 mi)-wide collapsed caldera .
Highest point
Elevation 6,108 m (20,039 ft)
Coordinates 33°43.071′S 69°51.812′W / 33.717850°S 69.863533°W / -33.717850; -69.863533Coordinates: 33°43.071′S 69°51.812′W / 33.717850°S 69.863533°W / -33.717850; -69.863533
Location Argentina-Chile
Parent range Andes
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Unknown

Volcán Marmolejo is a 6,108 m (20,039 ft) high Pleistocene stratovolcano in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile. It is located 9 km (6 mi) NNE of the active San José volcano, and is the southernmost 6,000 m (19,685 ft)-plus peak in the world.

See also[edit]

San José volcanic complex. From left to right: Marmolejo, La Engorda and San José.

External links[edit]

  • SI Google Earth Placemarks - Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program: download placemarks with SI Holocene volcano-data.