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Heat radiation from Sierra Negra volcano during the past months (image: Mirova)
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018
The eruption that had been going on since late June has significantly decreased or even stopped during Sep. The thermal signal from satellite data suggests that either lava effusion continues at strongly decreased rate or reflects the still hot surface from the significant new lava erupted during June-August. [more]
Wednesday, Sep 05, 2018
IG reported that the eruption at Sierra Negra that began on 26 June was divided into two main phases. ... [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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