Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-09981
The rugged summit pinnacle of La Malinche volcano is seen here from the south. The summit of La Malinche consists of several lava domes, one of which filled the vent from the last major eruption of the volcano about 3100 years ago. Note the people in the left foreground for scale.
Photo by Renato Castro, 2000 (courtesy of José Macías, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México).