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Los Azufres

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  • Mexico
  • México and Central America
  • Caldera
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 19.85°N
  • 100.63°W

  • 3400 m
    11155 ft

  • 341824
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

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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 Los Azufres. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Los Azufres 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 Los Azufres.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Los Azufres.

Photo Gallery

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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: Zinapecuaro
Publisher: INEGI
Country: Mexico
Year: 1998
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Zinapecuaro

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: Cuitzeo
Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Estadistica Geografia e Informatica
Country: Mexico
Year: 1990
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Cuitzeo

Title: Morelia
Publisher: SPP & INEGI
Country: Mexico
Year: 1986
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Morelia

Title: Mexico
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Mexico
Year: 1985
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Mexico

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 Guanajuato
Publisher: USGS /SAHOP
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Series: SAHOP Landsat
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Estado de Guanajuato

Title: Estado de Michoacan de Ocampo
Publisher: USGS /SAHOP
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Series: SAHOP Landsat
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Estado de Michoacan de Ocampo

Title: Moroleon
Publisher: SPP CGSNI
Country: Mexico
Year: 1979
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Moroleon

Title: Acambaro
Publisher: SPP CGSNI
Country: Mexico
Year: 1979
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Acambaro

Title: Queretaro
Publisher: SPP & DGETN
Country: Mexico
Year: 1977
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Queretaro
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 2 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 117450-45 Obsidian -- --
NMNH 117450-47 Obsidian -- --
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