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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-07273

Lobate lava flows are seen on the northern flank of San Vicente. These and other flows of San Vicente were emplaced within 7 km of the summit and are overlain by pumice of the Tierra Blanca Joven (TBJ) formation, erupted from neighboring Ilopango caldera about 1,500 years ago.  Photo by Carlos Pullinger, 1994 (Servicio Nacional de Estudios Territoriales, El Salvador).

Lobate lava flows are seen on the northern flank of San Vicente. These and other flows of San Vicente were emplaced within 7 km of the summit and are overlain by pumice of the Tierra Blanca Joven (TBJ) formation, erupted from neighboring Ilopango caldera about 1,500 years ago.

Photo by Carlos Pullinger, 1994 (Servicio Nacional de Estudios Territoriales, El Salvador).

Keywords: lava flow | stratovolcano


San Vicente