By Franco Tassi, Orlando Vaselli, Alberto Tomas Caselli
This e-book offers a accomplished description of the volcanological, petrological and geochemical positive factors of the Copahue volcano, positioned on the border among Argentina and Chile. medical reviews are restricted for this volcanic procedure, because of its distant position and tough entry in wintry weather. even if, Copahue is among the so much lively volcanic platforms within the southern Andes. tracking the volcano's job is of utter significance, because it presents technique of lifestyles for the within sight village of an identical identify, webhosting the world's highest-located hot-springs hotel.
This book's target is to give the present tracking actions, and to explain destiny study courses which are deliberate so one can mitigate volcanic dangers. specific realization is consequently dedicated to the social and commercial actions with regards to the volcano, comparable to health and wellbeing remedies and geothermal strength exploitation.
In a distinct part, the Copahue volcano is gifted as a terrestrial glossy analog for early-Earth and Mars environments.
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001 Folguera A, Alasonati Tašárová Z, Götze H-J, Rojas Vera E, Giménez M, Ramos VA (2012) Retroarc extension in the last 6 Ma in the South-Central Andes (36°S–40°S) evaluated through a 3-D gravity modeling. J S Am Earth Sci 40:23–37 González-Ferrán O (1994) Volcanes de Chile. Instituto Geográﬁco Militar, Santiago, pp 640 Groeber P (1921) La región de Copahue y su glaciación diluvial. Rev Soc Arg Estud Geogr 1:92–110 Groeber P (1928) Traslado del vulcanismo de la falda oriental de la cordillera hacia la ladera occidental.
Such fault system partially comprises the previous deﬁned Chancho-Co structure and Copahue Fault (Melnik et al. 2006; Rojas Vera et al. 2009), but in this case it is characterised by a different kinematics. The system is affecting Copahue volcano (Fig. 4a), where the summit vents and craters are aligned along a N60–70 ° E-striking trend. More speciﬁcally, in the summit Fig. L. Bonali et al. area a dike strikes N60 °E (Fig. 7f, g). The southern rim of the summit crater lake (Fig. 7b) is affected by N55 °E-striking fractures, showing a left-step en-echelon arrangement.
2006; Cembrano and Lara 2009; Bonali 2013). LOFZ-Liquiñe-Ofqui Fault Zone; TZ-Transition Zone; CCM-Callaqui-CopahueMandolegüe lineament, ACFZ-Antinir-Copahue regional thrust-fold system. NVZ, CVZ, SVZ and AVZ correspond to Northern, Central, Southern and Austral Volcanic Zones. TU-Tupungatito; SJ-San José; MA-Maipo; PA-Palomo; TI-Tinguiririca; PP-Planchón-Peteroa; DG-Descabezado Grande; CZ-Cerro Azul; NL-Nevado de Longavi, NC-Nevados de Chillán; AN-Antuco; CA-Callaqui; TH-Tolhuaca; LO-Lonquimay; LL-Llaima; VI-Villarrica; QU-Quetrupillan; LA-Lanin; MC-MochoChoshuenco; PC-Puyehue-Cordón Caulle.