Romeral volcano

stratovolcano 3858 m / 12,657 ft
Colombia, 5.21°N / -75.36°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Romeral volcano, located 16 km SE of the small town of Aranzazu, is the northernmost volcano in South America. The volcano is probably still active. It has produced 2 plinian eruptions about 8460 and 7340 years ago.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Romeral volcano eruptions: 5950 BC ± 500 years (radiocarbon dated)

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The andesitic-to-dacitic Romeral stratovolcano lies at the northern end of the Ruiz-Tolima volcanic chain, NW of Cerro Bravo volcano.


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