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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-08512

Young lava flows from Volcán de San Diego (left center) extend into Lake Güija (lower left).  The prominent cinder cone on the lake shore directly south of Volcán de San Diego is Cerro el Tule.  Young basaltic lava flows from other vents of the San Diego volcanic field in western El Salvador, such as Cerro la Vega de la Cana and Loma Iguana (upper left), extend into both Lake Güija and Laguna de Metapán at the top of the photo.  The cinder cone north of Volcán de San Diego (surrounded by older lava flows) is Cerro Masatepeque. Aerial photo by Instituto Geográfico Nacional El Salvador, 1977.

Young lava flows from Volcán de San Diego (left center) extend into Lake Güija (lower left). The prominent cinder cone on the lake shore directly south of Volcán de San Diego is Cerro el Tule. Young basaltic lava flows from other vents of the San Diego volcanic field in western El Salvador, such as Cerro la Vega de la Cana and Loma Iguana (upper left), extend into both Lake Güija and Laguna de Metapán at the top of the photo. The cinder cone north of Volcán de San Diego (surrounded by older lava flows) is Cerro Masatepeque.

Aerial photo by Instituto Geográfico Nacional El Salvador, 1977.


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