La Negrillar

Northern Chile
Synonyms: Aguas Perdidas
Location: 24º17'S; 68º36'W
Type: Discrete Maar
Summit Elevation: 3650 m
Edifice Height: 100 m

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La Negrillar is a basaltic-andesite cone and lava flow complex of Holocene or Pleistocene age and a maximum dimension of about 16 km. The siting of La Negrillar has been controlled by faults on the southwestern flank of the Atacama basin.


de Silva, S.L., and Francis, P.W., 1991. Volcanoes of the Central Andes. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 216 p.