Trocon

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Trocon
Highest point
Elevation approx. 2,500 m (8,200 ft)
Coordinates 37°45′S 69°53′W / 37.75°S 69.88°W / -37.75; -69.88
Geography
Location Argentina
Parent range Andes
Geology
Age of rock Holocene ?
Mountain type Lava domes
Last eruption Unknown

Trocon is a lava dome complex in Argentina. It has two summit craters and a pyroclastic cone. It is of estimated Pleistocene-Holocene age. The complex rises from an altitude of 1,968 metres (6,457 ft) and has two summit craters. The volume of the edifice is ill defined, ranging 3.6–84.9 cubic kilometres (0.86–20.37 cu mi). Lava flows extend eastward from a pyroclastic cone.

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References[edit]

  • Global Volcanism Program
  • Völker, David; Kutterolf, Steffen; Wehrmann, Heidi (August 2011). "Comparative mass balance of volcanic edifices at the southern volcanic zone of the Andes between 33°S and 46°S". Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 205 (3-4): 114–129. doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2011.03.011. 
  • Perucca, Laura P.; Moreiras, Stella M. (2009). "Seismic and Volcanic Hazards in Argentina". Developments in Earth Surface Processes 13: 267–300. doi:10.1016/S0928-2025(08)10014-1.