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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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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.
Contractor name : INGENIERIA Y CONSTRUCCION COPAHUE LTDA.
CONC 10586, CTES); Entre Biobio y Copahue, estero Epun, 37[grados]52'S, 71[grados]27'W, 1260 m s.
Para ello, cuenta con una cadena hotelera propia integrada por ocho establecimientos de categoria dos y tres estrellas segun el caso, distribuidos en la provincias de Neuquen, en los centros turisticos de San Martin de los Andes, Villa La Angostura, Caviahue, Copahue, Domuyo, como asi tambien en la ciudad de Neuquen capital; en Rio Negro--especificamente en Las Grutas y en la costa atlantica bonaerense en la ciudad de Mar del Plata, sumando un total de 575 plazas en alojamiento hotelero.
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.
SANTIAGO -- Chilean and Argentine officials issued a red alert Monday for the increasingly active Copahue volcano bordering the two countries and ordered the evacuation of about 3,000 people.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Chile and Argentina ordered the evacuation of some 3,000 people living near the Copahue volcano in the South of their shared border.
Summary: Chile: Chile issued a top-level red alert Sunday for its Copahue volcano, in the south .
The Copahue volcano, which sits in the Andes cordillera, straddling the border with Argentina's Neuquen province, started spewing ash and gas on Saturday.
Summary: Residents in southern Chile are packing up and leaving despite no official evacuation order being in place, after the Copahue volcano erup
Local residents watch a column of smoke and ash rise from the Copahue volcano, located on the Chilean-Argentine border, from Caviahue in the Argentina patagonian province of Neuquen.