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Pan de Azucar volcano

Updated: Sep 29, 2022 05:14 GMT -
stratovolcano 3482 m / 11,424 ft
Ecuador, -0.43°S / -77.72°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

Pan de Azucar is a probably extinct stratovolcano in a hardly accessible area in the Amazonian jungle between Sumaco and Reventador volcanoes. It has been active around 1 million years ago and produced lava from basaltic to andesitic in composition.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Pan de Azucar volcano eruptions: none in recent times

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Literature:
Marion Le Voyer and Estelle F. Rose-Koga (2008) "Petrogenesis of arc lavas from the Rucu Pichincha and Pan de Azucar volcanoes (Ecuadorian arc): Major, trace element, and boron isotope evidences from olivine-hosted melt inclusions", Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, v. 9 (12)


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