Large, 2,860 m tall volcano which has an intermittent lava lake in its 50 m wide craters. Summit of the volcano is permanently covered with snow and glaciers.

Lava lake of Villarrica volcano
Lava lake of Villarrica volcano, Chile. / Maxcostas, Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0

Villarrica volcano is included in the following article:

Lava lakes of the world
Lava lakes of the world in 2019
Lava lakes of the world in 2019 / Wondermondo / public domain
In October 2019 we have seven existing lava lakes on Earth. Three more existed for a longer time in the recent past. Besides this, since the year 2000 short-lived lava lakes and lava ponds existed in 11 more places. Wondermondo has listed them all in this article.

Location, GPS coordinates: 39.4201 S 71.9394 W
Categories: Volcanoes, Lakes and streams
Values: Geology, Visual
Rating: 3 out of 10 stars
Where is located? South America, Chile, Araucania Region, Villarrica

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