Get our newsletter!
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published."
Depuis 2005, VolcanoDiscovery propose des voyages en petits groupes, des randonnées et du trekking, ainsi que des expéditions pour voir des volcans actuellement en activité, des voyages photographiques dans de nombreuses régions d’activité volcanique à travers le monde.
Excellent information for anyone wishing to visit and enjoy active volcanoes safely. Detailed guidelines to 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: Places libres / : Départ garanti / : Quelques places disponibles / : Groupe fermé
In this photo released by the civil defense unit of the state government of Jalisco, the eruption plume from the initial stage of the powerful vulcanian explosion at Colima volcano on May 23, 2005, has been captured on film. The collapsing eruption column loaded with ash and rock fragments has not yet fully developed, but the flanks of the volcano are already covered by the impacts of ballistics. (AP Photo/Proteccion Civil del estado de Jalisco-HO)
Stratovolcano 3850 m / 12,631 ft
Western Mexico, 19.51°N / -103.62°WCondition actuelle
: en vigilance - niveau agité
(2 sur 5)Colima webcams / données en temps réel
| ReportsColima volcano videosColima livres | ToursEruptions du volcan Colima:
1519, 1560, 1576, 1585, 1590, 1602(?), 1606, 1611-1613, 1622, 1690, 1711, 1743(?), 1744, 1749(?),1769, 1770, 1771, 1780, 1794, 1795, 1804, 1806-1809, 1818, 1819, 1866, 1869, 1870-71, 1872-73, 1874, 1875-78, 1879-80, 1880-81, 1882-84, 1885-1886, 1887, 1889-90, 1890, 1891-92, 1893-1902, 1903, 1904-1906, 1908-09, 1913, 1926-1931(?), 1941(?), 1957-1960, 1961-62, 1963-70, 1973(?), 1975-76, 1977-1982, 1983(?), 1985-86, 1987, 1988(?), 1991, 1994, 1997-2011Style éruptif tipique:
Dominantly explosive. Construction of lava domes, vulcanian eruptions and strombolian activity. In near-constant activity since 1994.Derniers séismes proches
Voyages au volcan ColimaColima Volcano Special
(5 days expedition to observe and photograph Colima volcano, Mexico)Derniers images satelliteSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Volcano news: Colima Volcano (Mexico)
Colima volcano (Mexico): continuing explosive activity
jeudi janv. 07, 2016 21:10 | AUTEUR : T
Eruption of Colima volcano with spectacular lightning on 3 Jan 2016
During our ongoing Volcano Special tour
, the volcano continued to produce explosive eruptions of small to moderate size at irregular intervals ranging between 2-8 hours.
Most explosions were rich in ashes and accompanied by eruption lightning.
mercredi, déc. 16, 2015
Activity at the volcano remains elevated. Moderate to strong vulcanian explosions occur every few hours. lire toutes
mercredi, déc. 09, 2015
Explosive activity at the volcano remains quite intense. On average every 2-3 hours, vulcanian explosions occur from the summit vent, producing ash plumes (often with lightning) of up to 3-4 km height and showering the flanks with incandescent ejecta. ... lire toutes
mardi, déc. 01, 2015
Intermittent explosions of small to moderate, sometimes large size continue to occur at the volcano. Attached image from 25 Nov shows a moderately large event. ... lire toutes
samedi, nov. 21, 2015
Intermittent explosive activity continues with little changes. Another beautiful shot of an ash column with eruption lightning by our friend Hernando Rivera
from Colima attached. lire toutes
mardi, nov. 17, 2015
Explosions of small to moderate size continue to occur from time to time. The more violent and ash-rich ones produce eruption lightning as the one attached, taken by our friend Hernando on 15 Nov 2015. ... lire toutes
Colima volcano is one of the most active in North America and one of the potentially most dangerous ones. It has had more than 30 periods of eruptions since 1585, including several significant eruptions in the late 1990s. Scientific monitoring of the volcano began 20 years ago.
The Colima volcanic complex is the most prominent volcanic center of the western Mexican Volcanic Belt. It consists of two southward-younging volcanoes, Nevado de Colima (the 4320 m high point of the complex) on the north and the 3850-m-high historically active Volcán de Colima at the south.
A group of cinder cones of probable late-Pleistocene age is located on the floor of the Colima graben west and east of the Colima complex. Volcán de Colima (also known as Volcán Fuego) is a youthful stratovolcano constructed within a 5-km-wide caldera, breached to the south, that has been the source of large debris avalanches. Major slope failures have occurred repeatedly from both the Nevado and Colima cones, and have produced a thick apron of debris-avalanche deposits on three sides of the complex. Frequent historical eruptions date back to the 16th century. Occasional major explosive eruptions (most recently in 1913) have destroyed the summit and left a deep, steep-sided crater that was slowly refilled and then overtopped by lava dome growth.
---Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute - Colima information
Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery:
Divergent plate boundaries in oceans
: Two ocean plates move apart from each other. Hot upwelling mantle material forms magmas that continuously produce new oceanic crust. An ocean widens.
Volcanic Ash Advisory Centres
: Much current eruption news is provided by the 9 Volcanic Ash Advisory Centres (VAAC) distributed around the globe. The VAACs provide a vital service for aviation safety.
Photos de volcans en activité en tout le monde, prises perdant nos expéditions.