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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04157

The summit crater of Las Pilas volcano is 700 m wide and 120 m deep.  Concentric fissures illustrate its collapse origin.  Steam rises from fumaroles along a transverse fissure that extends from the lower right to the upslope (northern) side of the dramatic El Hoyo pit crater at the lower left.  Photo by Jaime Incer 1981.

The summit crater of Las Pilas volcano is 700 m wide and 120 m deep. Concentric fissures illustrate its collapse origin. Steam rises from fumaroles along a transverse fissure that extends from the lower right to the upslope (northern) side of the dramatic El Hoyo pit crater at the lower left.

Photo by Jaime Incer 1981.

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Las Pilas