The Chimborazo sector collapse and debris avalanche : deposit characteristics as evidence of emplacement mechanisms

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Bernard, B.; Vries de, B. V.; Barba, D.; Leyrit, H.; Robin, Claude; Alcaraz, S.; Samaniego, Pablo;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.03.012
  • Subject: Emplacement | [SDU.STU]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences | Debris avalanche deposit | Block facies | Chimborazo | Structures | [SDU.STU.VO]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Volcanology | Mixed facies

Chimborazo is a Late Pleistocene to Holocene stratovolcano located at the southwest end of the main Ecuadorian volcanic arc. It experienced a large sector collapse and debris avalanche (DA) of the initial edifice (CH-1). This left a 4 km wide scar, removing 8.0 +/- 0.5 ... View more
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