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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04172

Light-colored fumarolic sublimates drape the 1297-m-high summit of Momotombo volcano, which displays strong fumarolic activity.  Fumarolic temperatures (850 degrees C) and seismicity at the volcano increased following construction of the Momotombo geothermal plant. Photo by Jaime Incer.

Light-colored fumarolic sublimates drape the 1297-m-high summit of Momotombo volcano, which displays strong fumarolic activity. Fumarolic temperatures (850 degrees C) and seismicity at the volcano increased following construction of the Momotombo geothermal plant.

Photo by Jaime Incer.


Momotombo