|Elevation||3,923 m (12,871 ft)|
|Age of rock||4450 BCE|
Quimsachata 24 kilometres (15 mi) northwest of the town of Sicuani. This volcano is constructed from two separate centres, one active 11,500 years ago which formed a scoria cone and a lava field and another active 4450 BCE which formed two lava flows and a lava dome.(possibly from Aymara and Quechua kimsa three, Pukina chata mountain ) is an extinct volcano in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Cusco Region, Canchis Province at about
Volcanism in southern Peru occurs as part of two distinct volcanic systems, the stratovolcanoes of the Western Cordillera and the Altiplano volcanoes which are typically small systems with surface areas of less than 50 square kilometres (19 sq mi). Of these Altiplano volcanoes, a number of them are potassium enriched or ultrapotassic rocks and are arranged along various lineaments. One of these lineaments is associated with the Cusco and Vilcanota faults which separate the Altiplano into a western and eastern portion. Quimsachata is located along this central and still active lineament, whereas the other two lineaments on each side of the fault system were active in the Oligocene and Miocene. A variety of rock types occur in association with these lineaments.
The Quimsachata group consists of two volcanoes, Quimsachata itself and Oroscocha. Situated along the foot of the Eastern Cordillera, they are the northernmost young Peruvian volcanoes and lie far away from the principal volcanic arc.Local Inka myths may refer to volcanic activity at Quimsachata, and they may have included the event into their creation myths and religious practices despite the eruption occurring long before their civilization. }}
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