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Friday, Jan 17, 2014
Tobias visitó las Islas Canarias en un viaje de reconocimiento en diciembre de 2013 como una preparación para una nueva gira por VolcanoDiscovery Tours. Presentamos algunas de sus fotos de la isla de Lanzarote. [Leer más]
 

Lanzarote volcano

Volcán en escudo 670 m
Canary Islands (Spain), 29.01°N / -13.75°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Last update: 31 Oct 2015
Typical eruption style: Explosivos
Erupciones del volcán Lanzarote: 1824 No hay terremotos recientes
Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistanciaUbicación
The 60-km-long island of Lanzarote at the NE end of the Canary Islands contains the largest concentration of youthful volcanism in the Canaries.

Background:

Pleistocene-and-Holocene cinder cones and lava flows erupted along NE-SW-trending fissures are found throughout the low-altitude arid island and on smaller islands to the north. The largest historical eruption of the Canary Islands took place during 1730-36, when long-term eruptions from a NE-SW-trending fissure formed the Montañas del Fuego and produced voluminous lava flows that covered about 200 sq km. The lava flows reached the western coast along a broad, 20-km-wide front. The villages of Maretas and Santa Catalina were destroyed, along with the most fertile valleys and estates of the arid island. An eruption during 1824 produced a much smaller lava flow that reached the SW coast. Source: Smithsonian GVP

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