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Guazapa volcano

stratovolcano 1438 m / 4,718 ft
El Salvador, 13.9°N / -89.12°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: effusive
Guazapa volcano eruptions: unknown, possibly few thousands years ago No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Guazapa volcano an eroded basaltic stratovolcano 23 km NE of San Salvador city. It is not known whether the Pleistocene volcano is still active. It shows signs of intense erosion that have cut deep valleys into its flanks, suggestin a very long dormany period, and there is no crater morphology left.
However, Cerro Macanze is a scoria cone at the SE base of the volcano, which is considered by some to be only a few thousands of years old.


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