Ipala Volcano | John Seach



14.55 N, 89.63 W
summit elevation 1650 m

Ipala Volcano is located in SE Guatemala. The summit contains a 1 km wide crater. Monte Rico is a cone located on the southern flank. 

The most recent eruptions were produced along a 17 km long NNE-SSW fissure that produced a line of cinder cones and associated basaltic lava flows covering 20 sq km.

Further reading
Rapprich, V., Hernández, W. and Vojtech, E., 2005. Geology of metapan volcanic field NW El Salvador. Revista Geológica de América Central, (33), pp.61-74.

Walker, J.A., 1981. Petrogenesis of lavas from cinder cone fields behind the volcanic front of Central America. The Journal of Geology89(6), pp.721-739.

Ipala Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.