List of volcanoes in Peru

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Major volcanoes of Peru
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Chachani and Misti
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Coropuna
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Hualca Hualca
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This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Peru.

Volcano A rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface

A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.

Peru republic in South America

Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the south by Chile, and in the west by the Pacific Ocean. Peru is a megadiverse country with habitats ranging from the arid plains of the Pacific coastal region in the west to the peaks of the Andes mountains vertically extending from the north to the southeast of the country to the tropical Amazon Basin rainforest in the east with the Amazon river.

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
metersfeet Coordinates
Ampato 6,288 20,630 15°49′S71°53′W / 15.817°S 71.883°W / -15.817; -71.883 (Ampato) -
Arichua 5,150 16,896 16°36′04″S70°02′00″W / 16.60111°S 70.03333°W / -16.60111; -70.03333 (Arichua) -
Auquihuato 4,980 16,338 15°04′S73°11′W / 15.07°S 73.18°W / -15.07; -73.18 (Auquihuato) -
Chachani 6,057 19,872 16°11′28″S71°31′48″W / 16.191°S 71.530°W / -16.191; -71.530 (Chachani) Holocene
Cerro Nicholson 2,524 8,282 16°15′40″S71°45′14″W / 16.261°S 71.754°W / -16.261; -71.754 (Cerro Nicholson) Unknown
Chilcayoc 3,347 10,981 15°31′27″S72°18′46″W / 15.52417°S 72.31278°W / -15.52417; -72.31278 (Chilcayoc) -
Chilcayoc Grande 3,243 10,640 15°32′10″S72°17′17″W / 15.53611°S 72.28806°W / -15.53611; -72.28806 (Chilcayoc Grande) -
Coropuna [1] 6,425 21,079 15°31′S72°39′W / 15.52°S 72.65°W / -15.52; -72.65 (Coropuna) Holocene
Huambo volcanic field 15°50′S72°08′W / 15.83°S 72.13°W / -15.83; -72.13 (Huambo volcanic field) 700 BCE ± 50
Firura 5,498 18,038 15°14′S72°38′W / 15.23°S 72.63°W / -15.23; -72.63 (Firura) Holocene
Jechapita 3,388 11,115 15°32′05″S72°18′39″W / 15.53472°S 72.31083°W / -15.53472; -72.31083 (Jechapita) -
Quinsachata 3,700 12,139 14°09′56″S71°21′21″W / 14.16556°S 71.35583°W / -14.16556; -71.35583 (Quinsachata) 4450 BCE
Macusani Pliocene
Misti [2] 5,822 19,101 16°17′38″S71°24′32″W / 16.294°S 71.409°W / -16.294; -71.409 (El Misti) 1784
Pichu Pichu [3] 5,564 18,255 16°26′S71°14′W / 16.44°S 71.23°W / -16.44; -71.23 (Pichu-Pichu) -
Puca Mauras 4,955 16,257 15°27′13″S72°13′49″W / 15.45361°S 72.23028°W / -15.45361; -72.23028 (Puca Mauras) -
Puca Mauras (Andagua) 4,262 13,983 15°25′33″S72°20′19″W / 15.42583°S 72.33861°W / -15.42583; -72.33861 (Puca Mauras) -
Ccarhuarazo 5,112 16,772 14°19′55″S73°45′25″W / 14.33194°S 73.75694°W / -14.33194; -73.75694 (Ccarhuarazo) -
Jenchaña 3,600 11,800 15°31′13″S72°20′44″W / 15.52028°S 72.34556°W / -15.52028; -72.34556 (Jenchaña) -
Casiri 5,650 18,537 17°28′12″S69°48′47″W / 17.47°S 69.813°W / -17.47; -69.813 (Casiri) Holocene
Sabancaya 5,967 19,577 15°47′S71°51′W / 15.78°S 71.85°W / -15.78; -71.85 (Sabancaya) 2017
Sara Sara 5,522 18,117 15°20′S73°27′W / 15.33°S 73.45°W / -15.33; -73.45 (Sara Sara) -
Solimana 6,093 19,990 15°24′36″S72°53′35″W / 15.41000°S 72.89306°W / -15.41000; -72.89306 (Solimana) -
Ticsani 5,408 17,743 16°45′18″S70°35′42″W / 16.755°S 70.595°W / -16.755; -70.595 (Ticsani) -
Tutupaca 5,815 19,078 17°01′30″S70°21′29″W / 17.025°S 70.358°W / -17.025; -70.358 (Tutupaca) -
Ticsho 3,860 12,664 15°29′05″S72°22′43″W / 15.48472°S 72.37861°W / -15.48472; -72.37861 (Ticsho) -
Ubinas 5,672 18,609 16°21′18″S70°54′11″W / 16.355°S 70.903°W / -16.355; -70.903 (Ubinas) 2008
Hualca Hualca 6,025 19,767 15°49′S71°53′W / 15.817°S 71.883°W / -15.817; -71.883 (Hualca Hualca) -
Huaynaputina 4,850 15,912 16°36′29″S70°51′00″W / 16.608°S 70.85°W / -16.608; -70.85 (Huaynaputina) 1600
Yanamauras 3,761 12,339 15°29′02″S72°21′06″W / 15.48389°S 72.35167°W / -15.48389; -72.35167 (Yanamauras) -
Yucamane 5,550 18,208 17°11′S70°12′W / 17.18°S 70.20°W / -17.18; -70.20 (Yucamane) 1902

Notes

  1. Peakware World Mountain Encyclopedia, Coropuna, Retrieved December 27, 2007
  2. Peakware World Mountain Encyclopedia, Misti, Retrieved December 27, 2007
  3. Peakware World Mountain Encyclopedia, Pikchu Pikchu, Retrieved December 27, 2007

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