Los Flores volcano

Volcanic field 520 m / 1706 ft
Mexico, 22.58°N / -99.38°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Los Flores volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

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Background

The Tertiary-to-Quaternary Los Flores volcanic field is located in the rugged limestone peaks of the Sierra Madre Oriental at the conjunction of the states of Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, and San Luis Potosí in eastern México. Basaltic lava flows of the Mexican Basin and Range Province erupted in the valleys formed by late-Mesozoic faulting and folding that formed the NNW-SSE-trending Sierra Madre Oriental. One massive youthful, but undated Quaternary pahoehoe lava flow traveled about 80 km to the SSE down a synclinal valley from Cerro Partido.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Los Flores Photos

Strong explosion of Batu Tara volcano on the evening of 2 Nov 2014 (Flores Sea, Indonesia) (Photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Strong explosion of Batu Tara volcano on the evening of 2 Nov 2014 (Flores Sea, Indonesia) (Photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
A large, almost vulcanian-style explosion, the biggest we experienced during our stay, detonates with a loud bang and shock wave. Bombs of all sizes are thrown to several hundred meters distance and height in all directions. This was actually the "farewell" eruption just before returning to Flores during the night 28-29 Nov. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A large, almost vulcanian-style explosion, the biggest we experienced during our stay, detonates with a loud bang and shock wave. Bombs of all sizes are thrown to several...
 



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