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Copahue,

active volcano, 9,688 ft (2,953 m) high, on the central Argentina-Chile border. A stratovolcano (see volcanovolcano,
vents or fissures in the earth's crust through which gases, molten rock, or lava, and solid fragments are discharged. Their study is called volcanology. The term volcano
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) consisting of an elongated composite cone with nine craters extending along a 1.2-mi (2-km) line, it is within the Trapa-Trapa caldera, formed c. 500,000 years ago. Copahue's eastern summit contains an acidic crater lake that is c. 1,000 ft (300 m) wide. Eruptions at the volcano have been recorded since the mid-18th cent.; its most recent eruption occured in Dec., 2012.
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La interpretacion mas antigua que se conoce del nombre Copahue proviene del diccionario Araucano Mapuche Pampa Ranquel, de Juan Manuel de Rosas que le otorga el significado de Azufre sin dar otra explicacion.
Entre las encontradas sobre Centros Termales especificos destacan las de Hercules Corti (58), de Termas de Rio Hondo; Antonio Aguilar59, de Pismanta; Alvarez (60), Buzzi (61), Ubogui (62-63-64-65), De Monte (66), Armijo (67), De Michel (68), Monasterio (69) y sus respectivos colaboradores, sobre Copahue; y por ultimo la que, a peticion de la Secretaria de Turismo de la provincia de Entre Rios, fue realizada por el Centro Nacional de Termalismo "Victor Santamarina" de La Habana, bajo la direccion de Juan Romero (70).
Servicio Medico Termal de Copahue - Neuquen-Argentina Correo electronico: javierubogui@speedy.com.ar
[2] Servicio Medico - Termas de Copahue - Neuquen-Argentina 8349 - Copahue, Neuquen, Argentina
En el noroeste, se registra una expansion de jabalies hacia el ANP Copahue y la existencia de otra poblacion pequena y aislada al oeste de Chos Malal, posiblemente de chanchos cimarrones (Fig.
(CONC 10586, CTES); Entre Biobio y Copahue, estero Epun, 37[grados]52'S, 71[grados]27'W, 1260 m s.m., 13III-1976, Martincorena et al.
CHILE-ARGENTINA VOLCANO: Chilean and Argentinean authorities have declared a red alert and ordered mass evacuation of settlements in 2,5 km radius of active Copahue volcano.
Washington, Rajab 19, 1434, May 29, 2013, SPA - Nearly 3,000 people were evacuating Chile and Argentina Tuesday after officials issued a red alert for the increasingly active Copahue volcano bordering the two countries.