Cerro Tucle

Synonyms: Cerro Tugle, Cerro Tujle
Location: 23º51'S; 67º56'W
Type: Discrete Maar
Summit Elevation: 3500 m
Edifice Height: 60m (depth)

Volcano Image

Cerro Tucle is a 60-m-deep Holocene maar erupted in relation to regional faulting. It is surrounded by a dark-colored ejecta blanket. The maar is located SE of the Salar de Atacama, north of Cerro Toloncha.


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