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Licto

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  • Ecuador
  • South America
  • Pyroclastic cone(s)
  • Unknown - Evidence Uncertain
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 1.78°S
  • 78.613°W

  • 3336 m
    10945 ft

  • 352081
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Licto.

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

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

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Licto. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Licto page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Licto.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Licto.

Photo Gallery

Cerro Tulabug (right-center), part of the Licto group of basaltic-andesite to andesitic scoria cones, is seen here from the SW. The cones lie along the Río Chambo about 25 km SE of the city of Riobamba and just north of the town of Licto and form the southernmost area of Quaternary volcanism in the Interandean valley of Ecuador. The cloud-draped conical volcano in the left-center background is Reventador, and the Cordillera Real forms the right horizon.

Photo by Patricio Ramon, 1998 (Instituto Geofisca, Escuela Politecnica Nacional).
See title for photo information.
GVP Map Holdings

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Title: (3) Cz Magmatism-Tect Map of Equatorial Andes
Country: Ecuador
Year: 1989
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of (3) Cz Magmatism-Tect Map of Equatorial Andes
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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