Peinado

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Peinado
Elevation 5,740 m (18,830 ft)
Location
Location Argentina
Range Andes
Coordinates 26°37′S 68°09′W / 26.62°S 68.15°W / -26.62; -68.15Coordinates: 26°37′S 68°09′W / 26.62°S 68.15°W / -26.62; -68.15
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Unknown
Volcanic Landscapes of the Central Andes. Shown are Nevado Ojos del Salado, Cerro El Cóndor, and Peinado (top left), along the Argentina-Chile border. Astronaut photo from ISS, 2010

Peinado is a stratovolcano in Argentina, which has likely erupted within the past 12,000 years. It has young, well preserved lava flows from the summit and flank vents, which extend up to 10 km from the summit.[1]

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  1. ^ Peinado information at VolcanoDiscovery

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