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San Martín

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  • Mexico
  • México and Central America
  • Shield
  • 1796 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 18.57°N
  • 95.2°W

  • 1650 m
    5413 ft

  • 341110
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for San Martín.

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This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 16 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
[ 1932 Dec 31 ± 365 days ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain    
[ 1838 ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain    
[ 1797 ] [ 1805 ] Uncertain 2  
1794 May 1796 Confirmed 2 Historical Observations
1793 Mar 2 1793 Dec Confirmed 4 Historical Observations Cinder cones in summit crater
1664 Jan 15 (?) Unknown Confirmed 3 Historical Observations SE flank
[ 1534 (?) ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain    
0890 ± 40 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected)
0480 ± 50 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected)
0380 ± 75 years Unknown Confirmed   Tephrochronology South flank
0120 ± 200 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected) South flank (Cerro Puntiagudo)
0150 BCE ± 300 years Unknown Confirmed   Tephrochronology South flank
0750 BCE ± 40 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected)
1320 BCE ± 300 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected) South flank (Cerro Mono Blanco)
2130 BCE ± 50 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected)
3440 BCE ± 50 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for San Martín.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for San Martín.

GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.


Title: Carta Geolica de la Republica Mexicana
Publisher: Recursos Minerales and Institute de Gelogia
Country: Mexico
Year: 1992
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:2,000,000
Map of Carta Geolica de la Republica Mexicana

Title: Juan Diaz Covarrubias
Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Estadistica Geografia e Informatica
Country: Mexico
Year: 1990
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Juan Diaz Covarrubias

Title: Chinameca
Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Estadistica Geografia e Informatica
Country: Mexico
Year: 1988
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Chinameca

Title: Bath of Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean Sea
Publisher: AAPG, Williams & Heintz Map Corp.
Country: US/ C.Am/ S.Am
Year: 1984
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:3,289
Map of Bath of Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean Sea

Title: Coatzacoalcos
Publisher: INEGI
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Coatzacoalcos

Title: Estado de Tamaulipas Veracruz
Publisher: USGS /SAHOP
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Series: SAHOP Landsat
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Estado de  Tamaulipas Veracruz

Title: Estado de Oaxaca
Publisher: USGS /SAHOP
Country: Mexico
Year: 1982
Series: SAHOP Landsat
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Estado de Oaxaca

Title: Belize, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Mexico
Year: 1981
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Belize, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for San Martín in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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