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Mojanda

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  • Ecuador
  • South America
  • Stratovolcano(es)
  • Unknown - Evidence Uncertain
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  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 0.13°N
  • 78.27°W

  • 4263 m
    13983 ft

  • 352005
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Mojanda.

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Eruptive History

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

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Mojanda.

Photo Gallery

Laguna Grande de Mojanda is the lake to the left of the center of this NASA Space Shuttle image with north to the upper left. The lake lies within the Mojanda volcanic complex, one of the largest volcanoes of Ecuador's northern Interandean Depression. The andesitic-to-rhyolitic Fuya Fuya volcano lies west of the lake and produced two major rhyolitic plinian explosive eruptions, possibly associated with caldera formation. The Pisque or Granobles River at the lower right is near the town of Cayambe.

NASA Space Shuttle image ISS008-E14887, 2004 (http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/).
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Laguna Grande de Mojanda occupies the caldera of Mojanda volcano, one of the largest volcanoes of Ecuador's northern Interandean Depression. This view looks toward the rugged eastern rim of the caldera from the slopes of the post-caldera stratovolcano Fuya Fuya with Cerro Negro at the upper right. Laguna Grande de Mojanda is one of two lakes occupying a summit caldera cutting an older Mojanda edifice. Fuya Fuya volcano was constructed immediately to the west of Mojanda and produced two major rhyolitic plinian explosive eruptions.

Photo by Lee Siebert, 2006 (Smithsonian Institution).
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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: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Venezuela
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: S America
Year: 1981
Series: ONC
Map Type: Navigation
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Venezuela
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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