Miñiques

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Cerro Miñiques
Volcán Miñiques, Chile, 2016-02-08, DD 47.jpg
The Miñiques volcano, seen from the North.
Highest point
Elevation 5,910 m (19,390 ft)
Coordinates 23°49′0″S 67°46′0″W / 23.81667°S 67.76667°W / -23.81667; -67.76667
Geography
Location Chile
Parent range Andes
Geology
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Unknown
Miniques Lagoon

Miñiques is a massive volcanic complex containing a large number of craters, lava domes and flows, located in the Antofagasta Region of Chile. Located 21 km (13 mi) south of Volcán Chiliques and 26 km (16 mi) west of Cordón Puntas Negras, it is part of a frequently visited attraction conformed by the high plain lagoons Laguna Miscanti, Laguna Miñiques and the Cerro Miscanti volcano.

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