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Cotopaxi volcano

stratovolcano 5911 m / 19,393 ft, Ecuador, -0.68°S / -78.44°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8)

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Updated: Tue, 11 Dec 10:12 UTC (GMT)
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Sources of information / literature:

  • Smithsonian / GVP Cotopaxi volcano information
  • Minard Hall and Patricia Mothes (2008) "The rhyolitic–andesitic eruptive history of Cotopaxi volcano, Ecuador", Bull. Volc., v. 70 (6), pp. 675-70
  • Jan Kozák and Vladimír Čermák (2010) "The Illustrated History of Natural Disasters", Springer (Netherlands), pp 95-96
  • Barberi et al (1995) "Chronology and dispersal characteristics of recently (last 5000 years) erupted tephra of Cotopaxi (Ecuador): implications for long-term eruptive forecasting", Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v 69 (3-4), pp. 217-239
  • Pistolesi et al (2011) "Physical volcanology of the post–twelfth-century activity at Cotopaxi volcano, Ecuador: Behavior of an andesitic central volcano", GSA Bulletin; May 2011; v. 123; no. 5-6; p. 1193-1215
  • Mothes et al (1998) "The enormous Chillos Valley Lahar: an ash-flow-generated debris flow from Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador", Bull. Volc., v. 59 (4), pp. 233-244
 

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