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Conceptión satellite image (c) Google
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Concepción volcano
stratovolcano 1700 m / 5,577 ft
Nicaragua, 11.54°N / -85.62°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Concepción volcano eruptions:
2012, 2009-11, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 1999, 1988, 1985-86, 1984-85, 1983, 1982, 1978, 1977, 1973-74, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1957, 1951-55, 1948-50, 1944-45, 1935, 1929, 1928, 1921-26, 1918-19, 1907-10, 1902, 1891, 1884-86, 1883, 1800 ± 50 years, 770 BC ± 50 years (radiocarbon)
Typical eruption style:
intermittent small ash explosions

Concepción volcano news & activity updates

Concepción volcano (Nicaragua) activity update: degassing, sporadic ash eruptions

Thu, 5 Jan 2012, 00:01
00:01 AM | BY: T
Our friend Andi who climbed Concepción on 5 Jan, writes:
"degassing but there is ash fall on the towns on the north side as little as 3 days ago. The crater rim was very warm with fresh ash but no visibility as winds about 150km/h been bad weather here recently."

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