Santa Fe volcano

Shield volcano 200? m / 656 ft
Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, -0.81°S / -90.07°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Santa Fe volcano eruptions: Pleistocene

No recent earthquakes
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Background

Santa Fe Island consists of the faulted remnant of a Pliocene shield volcano capped by numerous cinder cones. Potassium-Argon dates range from 3.9-0.72 million years ago (Geist et al., 1986; White et al., 1993). Fumarolic activity was observed in 1970, but not in 1984.
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Santa Fe Photos

View onto the complex of the 4 overlapping lava domes of Santiaguito from the summit of Santa Maria volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View onto the complex of the 4 overlapping lava domes of Santiaguito from the summit of Santa Maria volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Dawn from Santa Maria volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Dawn from Santa Maria volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Silhouette of Santa Maria and Cerro Quemado volcanoes  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Silhouette of Santa Maria and Cerro Quemado volcanoes (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sheets of needle ice form over night on the ground on the north side of Santa Maria (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sheets of needle ice form over night on the ground on the north side of Santa Maria (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 



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