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Monday, Jun 06, 2016
Durante mayo de 2015, GGC registró un incremento en la pequeña actividad sísmica asociada a fracturamiento de roca dentro del volcán, en comparación con abril. Los terremotos (todos por debajo de magnitud 2) se concentraron en los sectores norte y orientales del edificio volcánico a profundidades que oscilan entre 3.4 y 6.6 km. No hay otros cambios significativos se detectaron en el volcán y su estado de alerta se mantiene en "verde". ... [Leer más]
 

Santa Isabel volcano

Volcán en escudo 4950 m / 16,240 ft
Colombia, 4.82°N / -75.37°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Last update: 2 Oct 2018
Typical eruption style: effusive
Erupciones del volcán Santa Isabel: none in historic times No hay terremotos recientes
Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistanciaUbicación
Santa Isabel volcano is a small andesitic shield volcano in NW Colombia, 9 km SSW of Nevado del Ruiz volcano and NW of Tolima volcano.

Background:

3 lava domes occupy the elongated, N-S-trending glaciated summit region, which has 2 main peaks. Lava flows less than 10,000 years old fill valleys SW and SE of Santa Isabel, but there are no known historic eruptions.
A small lava dome is found about 10 km SW of the volcano.

Laguna Verde in Los Nevados National Park is a 900x400m volcanic lake at an elevation of 4300 m 2 km NE of Santa Isabel Volcano.
The lake is known for its ecosystem and birdlife. It belongs to the Subalpine Rain Páramo, with a climate of low temperatures (3º - 6°C), annual rainfall of 1000–1500 mm, high humidity and strong winds.
In 2000, many birds were killed at the lake, because of an increase of toxic ammonium salts.
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Source: Juan C. Verhelst (2006) "APPARENT NATURAL POISONING OF NEOTROPICAL MIGRATORY BIRDS AT LAGUNA VERDE, COLOMBIA", Ornitología Colombiana No 4 (2006): 70-72


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