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  • Country
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 0.538°S
  • 77.626°W

  • 3990 m
    13091 ft

  • 352040
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Sumaco.

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Eruptive History

There is data available for 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

[ 1933 Feb ] Uncertain Eruption

1895 ± 30 years Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 2

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1895 ± 30 years - Unknown Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
1895 ± 30 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

[ 1650 ± 50 years ] Uncertain Eruption

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Sumaco.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Sumaco.

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: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Venezuela
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: S America
Year: 1981
Series: ONC
Map Type: Navigation
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Venezuela
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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