Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03771
The principal vent of Jorullo formed the scoria cone seen here from the SSE that grew to 250 m in height during the first month and a half of the 1759 eruption. Lava flows were erupted at some unknown later time from four flank vents located along a NE-SW fissure cutting through the main cone.
Photo by Jim Luhr, 1996 (Smithsonian Institution).
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Keywords: scoria cone