Bulletin Volcanologique

, Volume 33, Issue 3, pp 778–790 | Cite as

A large dacitic lava flow in northern chile

  • J. E. Guest
  • J. Sánchez R


A dacitic lava flow with a volume of about 24 km3 is described. This flow is the largest of three of this type which were erupted in the youngest phase of volcanism in one part of the Andes of northern Chile. The majority of volcanoes erupted during this phase are more andesitic in composition and are made up of small flows and pyroclastic materials.


Flow Unit Explosive Activity Flow Front Talus Slope Dacitic Lava 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. E. Guest
    • 1
  • J. Sánchez R
    • 2
  1. 1.University of London ObservatoryMill Hill Park London
  2. 2.Instituto de Investigaciones Geológicas, CasillaSantiagoChile

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