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Cerro Chopo

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  • Costa Rica
  • México and Central America
  • Pyroclastic cone
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 10.472°N
  • 85.07°W

  • 402 m
    1319 ft

  • 345800
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Cerro Chopo.

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The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Cerro Chopo.

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

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Cerro Chopo.

Photo Gallery

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Cerro Chopo.

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: Aparatos Volcanico de Costa Rica
Publisher: IGN & Observatorio Volc & Sismo de CR
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1987
Map Type: Geographic
Scale: 1:750,000
Map of Aparatos Volcanico de Costa Rica
Title: Nicoya
Publisher: IGNCR
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1982
Series: E561
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Nicoya
Title: San Jose
Publisher: IGNCR
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1982
Series: E561
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of San Jose
Title: Mapa del Vulcanismo Plio-Pleistoceno
Publisher: Universidad de Costa Rica with IGN
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1980
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:700,000
Map of Mapa del Vulcanismo Plio-Pleistoceno
Title: Lago De Nicaragua
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Nicaragua/Costa Rica
Year: 1959
Series: AMS 1301
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Lago De Nicaragua
Title: Nicoya
Publisher: IGNCR for IGM
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1944
Map Type: Geology (Geomorphology)
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Nicoya
Title: San Jose
Publisher: IGNCR for IGM
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1944
Map Type: Geology (Geomorphology)
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of San Jose
Title: Liberia
Publisher: Geographic Branch (G2) General Staff U. S. A.
Country: Nicaragua / Costa Rica
Year: 1929
Series: 107
Map Type: Unknown
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Liberia
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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