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Pinzon volcano

Shield 458 m / 1503 ft
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, -0.6°S / -90.68°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Pinzon volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

The Pinzón Island shield volcano is covered with lava flows originating from a crater SW of the summit. The most prominent feature is a small steep-walled 1-km-wide caldera NW of the summit. Potassium-Argon dates range from 1.09 to 0.93 million years ago (Cox 1983).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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