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Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) volcano
Cinder cones 3860 m / 12,664 ft
West-Central Mexico, 19.49°N / -102.25°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) volcano eruptions:
1759-74 (Jorullo), 1943-52 (Paricutín)
radiocarbon- or archeology dated:
1050 ± 50 years (?, Valle de Santiago), 1880 BC ± 150 years (Cerro el Jabali), ca. 2050 BC (Valle de Santiago, La Alberca), 2750 BC ± 200 years (Cerro el Metate), 6480 BC ± 300 years (Cerro la Taza), 7350 BC ± 300 years (Hoyo el Huanillo)
Typical eruption style:
Strombolian, monogenetic cinder-cone forming eruptions
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