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Aracar is a large conical stratovolcano in northwestern Argentina, just east of the Chilean border. It has an uneroded summit crater about in diameter which contains a small crater lake. It is located on the edge of the Puna de Atacama, a high desert plateau east of the Atacama Desert. The only observed volcanic activity was a possible steam or ash plume on March 28, 1993 seen from the village of Tolar Grande about southeast of the volcano.

See also

List of volcanoes in Argentina




Global Volcanism Program: Aracar
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