Osorno Volcano, a majestic stratovolcano in Chile’s Los Lagos region, stands as a prominent landmark with its perfectly symmetrical cone and year-round snowcapped peak. Reaching an elevation of 2,652 meters (8,701 feet), it has been revered by indigenous communities for centuries. Osorno’s recorded history reveals numerous eruptions, the most recent occurring in 1869.

Location: Southern Chile
Coordinates: -41.104476, -72.495485
Volcano Type: Stratovolcano


Osorno’s Location


Osorno’s Latest Status

2024: Not Active.


Osorno’s Eruptive History

Year Activity
1575 One of the first historically recorded eruptions.
1790 Major eruption with lava flows.
1835 Eruption witnessed by Charles Darwin during his Beagle voyage. Significant lava flows reached Lake Llanquihue.
1869 Most recent recorded eruption.


Osorno Monitoring

For monitoring of this volcano, please refer to SERNAGEOMIN.


Osorno Images