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complex stratovolcano 4276 m / 14,029 ft
Colombia, 1.22°N / -77.37°WCurrent status
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| ReportsGaleras volcano booksGaleras volcano eruptions:
1535, 1580, 1616, 1641-43, 1670-1736, 1754-56, 1796-1801, 1823, 1828-34, 1834, 1836(?), 1865-70, 1889, 1891, 1923, 1924-27, 1930, 1932, 1933(?), 1936, 1947, 1950, 1973(?), 1974-83, Feb-May 1989, Jan 1990 - July 1992, Jan-June 1993, Mar-May 2000, June 2002, July 2004 - Feb 2005, Nov 2005 - July2006, Oct 2007 - Jan 2008, Oct 2008 - 2010Typical eruption style:
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News from Galeras volcano:
Fri, 30 May 2014, 09:58
Activity at the volcano is currently low. ...more
Sat, 1 Feb 2014, 11:05
Ash emission from Galeras volcano on 29 Jan 2014 (INGEOMINAS)
Weak ash emissions were observed on 29 Jan.
Wed, 22 Jan 2014, 08:55
Pasto volcano observatory reports in its weekly update persistent low levels in number and energy of seismic events, no new explosions. Two small volcano-tectonic earthquakes occurred on 15 and 20 January with magnitudes of 2.3 and 2.4 on the Richter scale.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014, 17:01
Ash emissions from Galera yesterday (INGEOMINAS)
The volcano emitted again small ash plumes yesterday. The rate of such small eruptions has apparently picked up. Pasto observatory last reported similar small ash emissions on 13, 26 and 31 December, and on 8 January. ...more
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