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Sumaco

Photo of this volcano
  • Ecuador
  • Andean Northern Volcanic Arc
  • Composite | Stratovolcano
  • 1895 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 0.538°S
  • 77.626°W

  • 3990 m
    13091 ft

  • 352040
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Sumaco.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Sumaco.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Sumaco.

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 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

[ 1933 Feb ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1933 Feb - Unknown Evidence from Unknown

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
1933 Feb    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

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

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1650 ± 50 years - Unknown Evidence from Unknown

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
1650 ± 50 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)
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

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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.

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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