Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-07687
The summit region of Cofre de Perote consists of at least two glacially eroded edifices. Glacial cirques and moraines are found in the summit area. The steep-walled east-facing scarp cutting across the center of the photo that exposes westward-dipping lavas was formed in part by edifice collapse.
Photo by Lee Siebert, 1999 (Smithsonian Institution).