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Galeras volcano
complex stratovolcano 4276 m / 14,029 ft
Colombia, 1.22°N / -77.37°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Galeras 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 - 2010
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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News from Galeras volcano:

Galeras volcano (Colombia) activity update: sporadic ash emissions

Tuesday Dec 18, 2012 12:05 PM | BY: T

Small ash emission observed from the Pasto Volcano Observatory on 17 Dec (INGEOMINAS)
Small ash emission observed from the Pasto Volcano Observatory on 17 Dec (INGEOMINAS)
Occasional weak ash explosions occur from time to time, such as observed during exceptionally clear weather yesterday.
Previous news
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
Seismic activity fluctuated both in occurrence and strength of earthquakes, mainly related fluid movements within volcanic conduits. Some of these earthquakes were associated with degassing. Some quakes were accompanied by observed ash emissions. [more]
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
Seismic activity remained at fluctuating levels with a slight decrease compared to the previous week. Occasional gas and ash emissions were observed. [more]
Ash explosion on 28 Oct (INGEOMINAS)
Monday, Oct 29, 2012
Occasional small ash eruptions continue to occur at the volcano, such as today. [more]
Ash emission from Galeras on 21 Oct (Pasto Observatory, INGEOMINAS)
Monday, Oct 22, 2012
Occasional ash emissions with plumes up to 1200 m high have been observed and photographed at Galeras volcano on 19 and 21 October. Seismic activity remains low with only few occasional events visible on the seismograms. [more]
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012
Low-energy seismic activity continues at fluctuating levels and there are sometimes small gas and ash emissions. [more]

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