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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

Sunday Dec 30, 2012 10:10 AM | BY: T

Ash emission on 29 Dec (INGEOMINAS)
Ash emission on 29 Dec (INGEOMINAS)
Mild ash explosions continue to occur sporadically at the volcano, such as recently seen on 29 Dec. For the month of December, this is the 6th time ash emissions were observed (although more could have occurred and gone unnoticed during times of bad weather). In comparison, there have been 2 emissions observed in November, 12 in October, and 5 in September.
Previous news
Small ash emission observed from the Pasto Volcano Observatory on 17 Dec (INGEOMINAS)
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012
Occasional weak ash explosions occur from time to time, such as observed during exceptionally clear weather yesterday. [more]
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]

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