Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11664
A large breached caldera formed by edifice collapse during the Pleistocene truncates the summit of 4784-m-high Guagua Pichincha volcano, which overlooks Ecuador's capital city, Quito. A lava dome was constructed within the active crater at the head of the collapse scarp.
Photo by Patricio Ramon, 2003 (Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Quito).
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