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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-07572

Cerro La Cienega is a broad andesitic shield volcano that lies east of the Atenguillo river near the center of the Northern Atenguillo volcanic field.  It is one of three Pliocene andesitic centers in the volcanic field, which also includes the La Laja shield volcano and the El Rosario lava plateau of Pleistocene age. Photo by Paul Wallace, 1998 (University of California Berkeley).

Cerro La Cienega is a broad andesitic shield volcano that lies east of the Atenguillo river near the center of the Northern Atenguillo volcanic field. It is one of three Pliocene andesitic centers in the volcanic field, which also includes the La Laja shield volcano and the El Rosario lava plateau of Pleistocene age.

Photo by Paul Wallace, 1998 (University of California Berkeley).


Northern Atenguillo