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  • Ecuador
  • South America
  • Stratovolcano
  • 2450 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 0.53°S
  • 78°W

  • 4267 m
    13999 ft

  • 352031
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

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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

There is data available for 1 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
2450 BCE (?) Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected) Pumayucu
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Aliso.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Aliso.

Photo Gallery

The forested volcano partially obscured by clouds to the right of the center of this NASA Landsat image (with north to the top) is Pan de AzĂșcar. This 3482-m-high volcano lies in the jungle east of the town of Baeza, which is located along the Papallachta River extending horizontally across the image at the lower left.

NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
See title for photo information.
GVP Map Holdings

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Title: (3) Cz Magmatism-Tect Map of Equatorial Andes
Country: Ecuador
Year: 1989
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of (3) Cz Magmatism-Tect Map of Equatorial Andes
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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