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Tláloc volcano

Stratovolcano 4120 m / 13517 ft
Mexico, 19.41°N / -98.71°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Tláloc volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Tláloc volcano, at the far northern end of a volcanic chain stretching northward from Popocatépetl, is a 4120-m-high stratovolcano of Pliocene-Pleistocene age. Although typically considered to be the oldest volcano of the chain, recent work has documented a major plinian-subplinian eruption radiocarbon dated at about 31,500 years before present. The eruption produced a major pumice-fall deposit and associated pyroclastic flows.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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