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La Gloria volcano

volcanic field 3500+ m / 11,483 ft
Mexico, 19.33°N / -97.25°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: effusive
La Gloria volcano eruptions: unknown, probably less than 10,000 years ago No recent earthquakes
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La Gloria is a volcanic field in central eastern Mexcio's sparsely populated highland between Cofre de Perote and Las Cumbres volcanoes. It is named after the small town of La Gloria to the SE and also known as Desconocido-Tecomales volcanic field. La Gloria volcanic field belongs to the Citlaltépetl–Cofre de Perote Volcanic Range, which forms a 70 kmlong chain of volcanoes.
It contains numerous young-looking cinder cones and 2 prominent arcuate east-facing scarps. The age of the latest volcanic activity is unknown, but thought to be Holocene at some of the cones.


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