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Ventura Volcanic Field

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  • Mexico
  • México and Central America
  • Maar(s)
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 22.35°N
  • 100.7°W

  • 2035 m
    6677 ft

  • 341809
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Ventura Volcanic Field.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Ventura Volcanic Field.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Ventura Volcanic Field.

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Ventura Volcanic Field. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Ventura Volcanic Field page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Ventura Volcanic Field.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Ventura Volcanic Field.

Photo Gallery

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Ventura Volcanic Field.

GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Carta Geolica de la Republica Mexicana
Publisher: Recursos Minerales and Institute de Gelogia
Country: Mexico
Year: 1992
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:2,000,000
Map of Carta Geolica de la Republica Mexicana
Title: Mexico
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Mexico
Year: 1985
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Mexico
Title: Guanajuato
Publisher: SPP
Country: Mexico
Year: 1983
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Guanajuato
Title: Estado de Durango
Publisher: USGS /SAHOP
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Series: SAHOP Landsat
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Estado de  Durango
Title: Estado de Nuevo Leon
Publisher: USGS /SAHOP
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Series: SAHOP Landsat
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Estado de  Nuevo Leon
Title: Estado de Tamaulipas
Publisher: USGS /SAHOP
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Series: SAHOP Landsat
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Estado de  Tamaulipas
Title: Estado de San Luis Potosi
Publisher: USGS /SAHOP
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Series: SAHOP Landsat
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Estado de San Luis Potosi
Title: Estado de Guanajuato
Publisher: USGS /SAHOP
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Series: SAHOP Landsat
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Estado de Guanajuato
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 36 samples associated with this volcano can be found in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections, and may be availble for research (contact the Rock and Ore Collections Manager). Catalog number links will open a window with more information.

Catalog Number Sample Description Lava Source Collection Date
NMNH 116610-10 Harzburgite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 116610-11 Phlogopite Lherzolite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 116610-12 Lherzolite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 116610-13 Lherzolite JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 116610-14 Lherzolite JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 116610-15 Lherzolite JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 116610-16 Lherzolite JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 116610-17 Lherzolite CERRO CANTERA --
NMNH 116610-8 Lherzolite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 116610-9 Spinel Lherzolite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117213-1 Lherzolite-Pyroxenite LA JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 117213-2 Pyroxenite LA JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 117213-3 Lherzolite LA JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 117213-4 Pyroxenite LA JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 117213-5 Lherzolite LA JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 117213-6 Pyroxene Granulite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117213-7 Pyroxenite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117213-8 Lherzolite CERRO EL TORO --
NMNH 117214-10 Para Gneiss LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117214-11 Granulite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117214-12 Ortho Gneiss LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117214-13 Para Gneiss LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117214-14 Pyroxenite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117214-15 Lherzolite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117214-16 Pyroxenite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117214-17 Granulite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117214-18 Xenolith LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117214-19 Lherzolite LAGUNA DE LOS PALAU --
NMNH 117214-20 Lherzolite LA JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 117214-21 Xenolith LA JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 117214-22 Lherzolite LA JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 117214-23 Lherzolite LA JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 117214-24 Xenolith LA JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 117214-25 Lherzolite LA JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 117214-26 Lherzolite LA JOYA HONDA --
NMNH 117214-27 Lherzolite LA JOYA HONDA --
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