Chiquimula Volcano | John Seach



14.83 N, 89.55 W
summit elevation 1192 m
Cinder cones

The volcano is located in the Chiquimula valley south east Guatemala. The volcano contains cinder cones and lava flows.

Young looking lava flows may have been erupted in the past 1000 years.

Further reading
Heydolph, K., Hoernle, K., Hauff, F., van den Bogaard, P., Portnyagin, M., Bindeman, I. and Garbe-Schönberg, D., 2012. Along and across arc geochemical variations in NW Central America: Evidence for involvement of lithospheric pyroxenite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta84, pp.459-491.

Fernandez-Rivas, R., 1970. Geothermal resources of Guatemala, Central America. Geothermics2, pp.1015-1025.

Chiquimula Volcano Eruptions

Undated eruptions.