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Taburete volcano

stratovolcano 1172 m / 3,845 ft
El Salvador, 13.44°N / -88.53°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: effusive
Taburete volcano eruptions: no recent eruptions No recent earthquakes
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Taburete volcano is a basaltic to basaltic-andesite stratovolcano rising above the Pacific coastal plain east of the Río Lempa in El Salvador, located at the SW end of a cluster of volcanoes between San Vincente and San Miguel volcanoes.
Volcan Taburete contains a well-preserved, 150-300 m deep summit crater lowest on the eastern side. It is unknown whether Taburete has been active in the past 10,000 years. Possible candidates include a lava flow on the southern flank, and the flank cone Loma Pacha, with a thick, 1 km long lava flow located on the lower SE flank.


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