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Lava flows as seen from the Bolivar Channel (image: Galapagos National Park)
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020
IGEPN recorded on 23 January increased seismic activity. This is due to nine hour long eruption (12 January) associated with earthquakes with magnitude > M.3 and small swarms. ... [Leer más]
 

Los volcanes de Galapagos Islands (19 Volcánes)

Alcedo | Cerro Azul | Culpepper | Darwin | Ecuador | Fernandina | Floreana | Genovesa | Marchena | Pinta | Pinzon | Rabida | Roca Redonda | Santa Cruz | Santa Fe | Santiago | Sierra Negra | Wenman | Wolf
The Galapagos Islands in the western Pacific are formed one of the most active hot spots of the world and are similar to the Hawaiian volcanoes. Basaltic eruptions occur every few years.
The islands belong to Ecuador and are a protected nature reserve.
Alcedo
(Shield volcano)
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Cerro Azul
(Shield volcano)
Cerro Azul volcano a basaltic shield volcano on the SW part of Isabela Island in the Galápagos Islands. It has the same name as Cerro Azul volcano in Chile, meaning "Blue Mountain" in Spanish.
Cerro Azul is one of the most active volcanoes of ... [màs]

Culpepper
(Shield)
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Darwin
(Shield volcano)
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Ecuador
(Shield volcano)
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Fernandina
(Shield volcano)
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Floreana
(Shield)
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Genovesa
(Shield volcano)
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Marchena
(Shield volcano)
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Pinta
(Shield volcano)
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Pinzon
(Shield)
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Rabida
(Lava dome(s))
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Roca Redonda
(Shield)
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Santa Cruz
(Shield volcano)
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Santa Fe
(Shield volcano)
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Santiago
(Shield volcano)
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Sierra Negra
(Volcán en escudo)
Sierra Negra is one of the largest and most active volcanoes in the Galapagos Islands. A typical shield volcano, it has an oval caldera, which measures 9 km east-west and 7 km north-south. It has produced at least 10 eruptions in historical times, with an average resting period o... [màs]

Wenman
(Shield)
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Wolf
(Shield volcano)
Volcán Wolf, straddling the equator on the northern end of Isabela Island is the highest volcano of the Galápagos archipelago. The 1710-m-high volcano has steeper slopes than most other Isabela volcanoes, reaching angles up to 35 degrees. [màs]
 

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