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Shield volcano 1640 m / 5,381 ft
Isabela Island, Galapagos Islands (Ecuador), -0.92°S / -91.41°WCurrent status
: normal or dormant
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| ReportsCerro Azul volcano booksErupciones del volcán Cerro Azul:
1850, 1932, 1940, 1943, 1948, 1949(?), 1951, 1959, 1968(?), 1979, 1998, 2008Typical eruption style:
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Cerro Azul volcano news & updates:
sáb, 7 jun 2008, 15:30
As the Geophysical Institute of Ecuador reports, the eruption at Cerro Azul has resumed. A new eruptive fissure, about 400-500 long, opened on the SE flank on 3 June at 20h45 local time. Initial 60 m high lava fountaining and new lava flows were produced. The lava flows are directed towards the south coast of the island. Satellite imagery shows a 50 km long ash and gas plumes drifting north.
jue, 5 jun 2008, 16:22
The lava flow at Cerro Azul volcano has already stopped on 3 June. It flowed ca. 10 km from the crater on the SE flank without causing much damage to wildlife. The lava followed the same path as the lava flows from the Cerro Azul volcano during eruptions in 1978 and 1998. ...màs
sáb, 31 may 2008, 09:36
A new eruption has started on the Galapagos islands: Cerro Azul volcano on the far SW of Isabela island, the largest of the archipel, 48 km from Puerto Villamil, started erupting late on 30 May at 21h43 local time as evident from seismic data. ...màs
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