By Natalie J, and Alex W
Type of volcano
This volcano is a Stratovolcano. This is a tall, steep volcano. The lava that flows from this volcano is hardened and is highly viscous. The lava cools and hardens before it spreads very far. This volcano produces an eruption that has many cannon like bursts of explosions. This eruption is called a vulcanian eruption.
Activity near Lascar
Miners and tourists are the main population in the town San Pedro de Atacama. The total population is about 25, 000 people. The local people refer the town as this name because "perro" means dog in Spanish. There is 10 dogs for every one person. These dogs simply roam the town. This town became focused in worldwide recently when 33 miners were trapped under ground in a copper and gold mine in the middle of the desert. After the rescue, the Atacama Desert was on the map.