Tacora

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Tacora
Tacora.jpg
Tacora in 2004
Highest point
Elevation 5,980 m (19,620 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,700 m (5,600 ft) [2]
Listing Ultra
Coordinates 17°43′S 69°46′W / 17.717°S 69.767°W / -17.717; -69.767Coordinates: 17°43′S 69°46′W / 17.717°S 69.767°W / -17.717; -69.767[2]
Geography
Tacora is located in Chile
Tacora
Tacora
Parent range Andes
Geology
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Volcanic arc/belt Central Volcanic Zone
Last eruption Unknown

Tacora is a stratovolcano located in the Andes of the Arica y Parinacota Region of Chile. Bordering Peru, it is the northernmost volcano of Chile.[2] Tacora has a summit elevation of 5,980 meters above sea level, and rises 1,721 meters above the surrounding landscape.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tacora". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  2. ^ a b c Oregon State University. "Tacora". Volcano World. 

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