Villarica volcano is located in central Chile (39.42°S, 71.95°W) about 650 km south of Santiago. The strato-volcano erupted more than 50 times between 1558 and 1998.
More Information on Villarica volcanoSummary of activity since 1996 from the Global Volcanism Program, Smithsonian Institution.
González-Ferrán O., 1985, Descriptions of volcanic eruptions--Chile: Smithsonian Institution Scientific Event Alert Network Bulletin (now Bulletin of Global Volcanism Network), vol. 10, no. 1, p. 3.
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