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PN Lauca | Lago de Chungará

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This lake (4520 m asl.) has been impounded by the deposit of a 6 cubic kilometres large rock/debris avalanche originating from a volcanically induced collapse of a slope of Volcán Parinacota approx. 8,000 years ago.

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on Friday 22 September 2006 by Martin Mergili
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