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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04863

Tolguaca volcano, the snow-capped peak at the left, is a late-Pleistocene to Holocene stratovolcano located immediately NW of Lonquimay volcano.  The cinder cone at the right in this view from the SE is the Navidad cone on the NE flank of Lonquimay, which formed during an eruption in 1989.  The 2806-m-high Tolguaca is older than its neighbor Lonquimay.  It is dissected by glaciers and only fumarolic activity has occurred during historical time.  Flank vents are oriented NW-SE, in line with Lonquimay, and SW-NE-trending vents occur on the south flank. Photo by Norm Banks, 1990 (U.S. Geological Survey).

Tolguaca volcano, the snow-capped peak at the left, is a late-Pleistocene to Holocene stratovolcano located immediately NW of Lonquimay volcano. The cinder cone at the right in this view from the SE is the Navidad cone on the NE flank of Lonquimay, which formed during an eruption in 1989. The 2806-m-high Tolguaca is older than its neighbor Lonquimay. It is dissected by glaciers and only fumarolic activity has occurred during historical time. Flank vents are oriented NW-SE, in line with Lonquimay, and SW-NE-trending vents occur on the south flank.

Photo by Norm Banks, 1990 (U.S. Geological Survey).


Lonquimay

Tolhuaca