Barú volcano (also called Volcán de Chiriqui) is an active volcano 35 km east of the border to Costa Rica in the Talamanca Range of western in Panama. The complex, mainly andesitic stratovolcano is Panama´s highest peak.
View east to Volcán Barú, from 15 km distance. Foreground is hummocky terrain underlain by debris-avalanche deposits from Barú. Hachured lines approximate the headwall of ancient debris avalanche (from Sherrod et al 2007)
A large explosive eruption occurred at about 700 AD d... [more]
El Valle volcano is a (perhaps still active) stratovolcano 80 km SW of Panama City. The volcano has a broad shape and is cut by the 6 km wide El Valle de Antón caldera, which formed about 56,000 years ago.
Lava domes that grew inside the caldera include the Cerro Pajita, C... [more]
La Yeguada volcano (also known as Chitra-Calobre) is a stratovolcano in west-central Panamá east of Laguna La Yeguada and north of the Azuero Peninsula.
The last volcanic activity was at the Media Luna cinder cone about 45,000 years ago. The widely spread information that i... [more]