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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03951

The beautifully symmetrical Agua volcano towers to 3760 m above the near-sea-level Pacific coastal plain to its south.  Activity at Agua has continued into the Holocene, but no historical eruptions are known.  The foreground surface is part of a massive Escuintla debris-avalanche deposit most likely produced by collapse of the Acatenango-Fuego massif, out of view to the left. Photo by Jim Vallance, 1989 (Michigan Technological University).

The beautifully symmetrical Agua volcano towers to 3760 m above the near-sea-level Pacific coastal plain to its south. Activity at Agua has continued into the Holocene, but no historical eruptions are known. The foreground surface is part of a massive Escuintla debris-avalanche deposit most likely produced by collapse of the Acatenango-Fuego massif, out of view to the left.

Photo by Jim Vallance, 1989 (Michigan Technological University).


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