Payun Volcanoes, Argentina
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Payun Matru is a large shield volcano capped by a caldera (right half of image), located in the Andean Volcanic Belt in Argentina. Nearby to the south is the high compound volcano Payun; to the west is a field of cinder cones and lava flows. The most recent volcanic activity occurred about 500 years ago. The image was acquired March 1, 2009, covers an area of 46.7 by 53.1 km, and is located at 36.4 degrees south, 69.3 degrees west.
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