Ixtepeque Volcano | John Seach



14.42 N, 89.68 W
summit elevation 1292 m
Lava domes

Ixtepeque Volcano is located in southern Guatemala. The volcano contains the largest obsidian field in north America. Obsidian from Ixtepeque has been found in archaeological sites across Central America.

Further reading
Williams, H., MacBirney, A.R. and Dengo, G., 1964. Geologic reconnaissance of southeastern Guatemala. University of Calif. Press.

Ixtepeque Volcano Eruptions

Eruptions within the past few thousand years.