Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-07198
Steam rises from fumaroles in an area of hydrothermally altered rock on the northern flank of Chinameca volcano. Fumarole fields surround the city of Chinameca on several sides within a few kilometers of the town. A geothermal potential of 5-55 MW has been identified at Chinameca.
Photo courtesy of Comisión Ejecutiva Hidroeléctricia del Río Lempa (CEL).