Lago Chungará (4520 m a.s.l.) is impounded by the deposit of a 6 km³ rock/debris avalanche originating from a volcanically induced collapse of the slopes of the now dormant Volcán Parinacota (6348 m, reflecting in the lake) approx. 8000 years ago.
- Friday 22 September 2006 by Martin Mergili (2906 visits)
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