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Evidence of mid- to late-Holocene explosive rhyolitic eruptions from Chaiten Volcano, Chile

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The 2008 eruption of Chaitén Volcano was widely cited as the first activity at the volcano for over 9000 years. However, we have identified evidence from proximal pyroclastic deposits for three additional explosive eruptions of Chaitén within the past 5000 years. Chaitén has therefore produced at least five explosive eruptions in the Holocene, making it among the most active volcanoes, in terms of explosive output, in the southern part of the Andean Southern Volcanic Zone. All of the five ide...

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10.5027/andgeoV40n2-a02

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Earth Sciences
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Earth Sciences
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ANDEAN GEOLOGY More from this journal
Volume:
40
Issue:
2
Pages:
216-226
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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0718-7106
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0718-7106
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English
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2013-11-16

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