Tajumulco Volcano | John Seach



15.03 N, 91.90 W
summit elevation 4220 m

Tajumulco is the highest volcano in central America and the highest mountain in Guatemala.
The volcano contains two cones. The lower wester cone doesn't contain a crater.
The higher eastern cone has a 50 m diameter crater.

Tajumulco has had several unconfirmed reports of historical eruptions.

Further reading
Carr, M.J., 1984. Symmetrical and segmented variation of physical and geochemical characteristics of the Central American volcanic front. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research20(3-4), pp.231-252.

Sidrys, R.V., 1976. Classic Maya obsidian trade. American Antiquity, pp.449-464.

Tajumulco Volcano Eruptions

1863?, 1821?