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Chiliques


Chiliques is a stratovolcano located in the Antofagasta Region of Chile, immediately north of Cerro Miscanti. Laguna Lejia lies to the north of the volcano.

The volcano, which hasnt erupted in at least 10,000 years, is now showing signs of life. A January 6, 2002, nighttime thermal infrared image from ASTER revealed a hot spot in the summit crater as well as several others along the upper flanks of the volcanos edifice, indicating new volcanic activity. Examination of an earlier nighttime thermal infrared image from May 24, 2000, showed no such hot spots.

See also

List of volcanoes in Chile

References

Global Volcanism Program entry

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