El Volcan volcano
Typical eruption style
El Volcan volcano eruptions
: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
No recent earthquakes
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El Volcán is one of several stratovolcanoes located east of the vigorous Geisers del Tatio geothermal field. Lava flows at the base of the volcano are dacitic, while those at the upper part are andesitic-to-dacitic. El Volcán was considered by González-Ferrán (1995) to be of Pleistocene-Holocene age, but de Silva (2007 pers. comm) assigned it a probable Pleistocene age.
---Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
Exploding lava bubble at an active vent in the crater of Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Sep 2014) (Photo: Walter Reis)
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung volcano, Sumatra, Indonesia (Oct 2014) (Photo: Walter Reis)
Crater rim of Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Sep 2014) (Photo: Walter Reis)
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