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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-10376

Flights from the international airport at San Salvador often pass close to San Vicente volcano, seen here from the south. The edifice is within the La Carbonera caldera, which formed during a major Plinian explosive eruption during the Pleistocene. Photo by Paul Kimberly, 2002 (Smithsonian Institution).

Flights from the international airport at San Salvador often pass close to San Vicente volcano, seen here from the south. The edifice is within the La Carbonera caldera, which formed during a major Plinian explosive eruption during the Pleistocene.

Photo by Paul Kimberly, 2002 (Smithsonian Institution).

Keywords: stratovolcano


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