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The nighttime sky is turned red due to the red glow from the lava fountaining from the fissures, forming multiple rivers flowing towards the ocean (image shared on Facebook page of Christian Saá)
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018
After two prolonged seismic crises with earthquakes up to M5.3, the Sierra Negra volcano entered a new eruptive phase with strong fountaining and multiple lava flows on Tuesday 26 June 2018 - the first volcanic activity since its last eruption in 2005. ... [more]
 

Volcanoes of Galapagos Islands (13 volcanoes)

Alcedo| Cerro Azul| Darwin | Ecuador| Fernandina| Genovesa| Marchena | Pinta| Santa Cruz| Santa Fe| Santiago | Sierra Negra| 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 ... [more]

Darwin
(Shield volcano)
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Ecuador
(Shield volcano)
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Fernandina
(Shield volcano)
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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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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
(shield volcano)
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... [more]

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. [more]
 

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