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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).

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).


Chinameca