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Poza Rica

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  • Mexico
  • México and Central America
  • Volcanic field
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 20.42°N
  • 97.83°W

  • 2250 m
    7382 ft

  • 341829
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Poza Rica.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Poza Rica.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Poza Rica.

The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Poza Rica.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Poza Rica. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Poza Rica 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 Poza Rica.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Poza Rica.

Photo Gallery

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Poza Rica.

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: Poza Rica
Publisher: INEGI
Country: Mexico
Year: 1998
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Poza Rica

Title: Chignahuapan
Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Estadistica Geografia e Informatica
Country: Mexico
Year: 1996
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Chignahuapan

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: Zacatlan
Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Estadistica Geografia e Informatica
Country: Mexico
Year: 1987
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Zacatlan

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

Title: Ciudad de Mexico
Publisher: SPP & INEGI
Country: Mexico
Year: 1984
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Ciudad de Mexico

Title: Veracruz
Publisher: INEGI
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Veracruz

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

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

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

Title: Estado de Hidalgo
Publisher: USGS /SAHOP
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Series: SAHOP Landsat
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Estado de Hidalgo

Title: Estado de Tlaxcala
Publisher: USGS /SAHOP
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Series: SAHOP Landsat
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Estado de Tlaxcala
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Poza Rica in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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