Michinmahuida

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Michinmahuida
The-glaciated-michinmavida-volcano-lies-directly-behind-chaiten-in-eruption.jpg
The volcano is visible in the center of this image, right behind the ash column of the Chaitén volcano in eruption.
Highest point
Elevation2,450 m (8,040 ft) [1]
Prominence1,518 m (4,980 ft) [1]
ListingUltra
Coordinates42°47′57″S 72°26′45″W / 42.79917°S 72.44583°W / -42.79917; -72.44583Coordinates: 42°47′57″S 72°26′45″W / 42.79917°S 72.44583°W / -42.79917; -72.44583[1]
Geography
Michinmahuida is located in Chile
Michinmahuida
Michinmahuida
Parent rangeAndes
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Last eruptionFebruary to March 1835

Michinmahuida (Spanish pronunciation: [mitʃinmaˈwiða]) (alternate spellings Minchinmávida or Michimahuida) is a glaciated stratovolcano located in Los Lagos Region of Chile. It lies about 15 km east of Chaitén volcano, and was extensively covered in ash during the 2008 eruption of Chaitén.[2] The stratovolcano lies above the regional Liquine-Ofqui Fault zone, and the ice-covered massif towers over the south portion of Pumalín Park. It has a summit elevation of 2,450 meters above sea level.

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  • "Minchinmávida". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.
  • "Volcán Minchinmavida, Chile" on Peakbagger
  • "South American Summits Ranked by Re-ascent"