Cuilapa-Barbarena Volcano | John Seach



14.33 N, 90.40 W
summit elevation 1454 m
Volcanic field

Cuilapa-Barbarena volcanic field is located at an intersection between the Jalpatagua fault and Santa Rosa de Lima caldera.

Cuilapa-Barbarenca cinder cone field contains 70 monogenetic olivine basalt cones, which are mostly less than 100 m high. Most of the cones are located on the southern and western rims of the Santa Rosa de Lima caldera.

Further reading
Reynolds, J.H., 1987. Timing and sources of Neogene and Quaternary volcanism in south-central Guatemala. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research33(1-3), pp.9-22.

Cuilapa-Barbarena Volcano Eruptions

Eruptions have occurred within the past few thousand years.