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El Escondido volcano

Lava dome 1620 m / 5315 ft
Colombia, 5.51°N / -75.04°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
El Escondido volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Identified by the Servicio Geologico Colombiano in a press release in February 2015, this area of a partially collapsed crater and lava domes is covered in thick vegetation. SGC scientists tentatively estimated that the last eruption was 30 ka, but noted that there are hot springs in the area.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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