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Nevados Firura

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  • Peru
  • South America
  • Stratovolcano(es)
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 15.23°S
  • 72.63°W

  • 5498 m
    18038 ft

  • 354802
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Nevados Firura.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Nevados Firura.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Nevados Firura.

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

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Nevados Firura.

Photo Gallery

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Nevados Firura.

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: Pacapausa
Publisher: IGM Instituto Geografico Militar
Country: Peru
Year: 1983
Series: J631
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Pacapausa
Title: Cotahuasi
Publisher: IGM Instituto Geografico Militar
Country: Peru
Year: 1982
Series: J631
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Cotahuasi
Title: Bolivia, Brazil, Peru
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Peru, Bolivia, Brazil
Year: 1980
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Bolivia, Brazil, Peru
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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