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Cuxliquel volcano

Lava dome(s) 3029 m / 9938 ft
Guatemala, 14.89°N / -91.4°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Cuxliquel volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sun, 15 Mar 2020
Sun, 15 Mar 09:34 UTCM 3.8 / 166 km5 km12 Km al oeste de Solola, Guatemala

Background:

A Quaternary lava-dome complex lies in the center of a semi-arcuate depression of uncertain origin near the city of Totonicapán. A small symmetrical lava dome, Cerro de Oro, is located on the ESE flank of the larger edifice, 3029-m-high Cuxliquel. The headwaters of the Río Samalá trace an arcuate path around the dome complex beginning on its SE side around to the north side and then to the SW. Thick Los Chocoyos pyroclastic-flow deposits from the eruption that formed Atitlán caldera to the SE fill much of the basin and extend down the Río Samalá to the SW.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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