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Nevado del Huila volcano

Sratovolcano 5365 m (17,601 ft)
Colombia, 2.93°N / -76.03°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Last update: 22 Jan 2014
Typical eruption style: Explosive, dome building
Nevado del Huila volcano eruptions: First recorded eruption around 1555+-5y, 2007-2009Ash emissions from Nevado del Huila on 8 Nov 2011 (photo: INGEOMINAS) No recent earthquakes
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Nevado del Huila, a massive stratovolcano, is the highest of Colombia's active volcanoes. It is built inside an older caldera and has an elongated N-S shape composed by a series of andesitic-dacitic lava domes and its summit areas are capped by ice. Until its recent awakening in early 2007, only a single 16th-century explosive eruption is recorded in historical time from this little known volcano. Two persistent steam columns rise from the central peak, and hot springs have been present.


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