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Huambo

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  • Peru
  • South America
  • Volcanic field
  • 700 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 15.83°S
  • 72.13°W

  • 4550 m
    14928 ft

  • 354005
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Huambo.

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

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 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
0700 BCE ± 50 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (uncorrected) Cerro Keyocc
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Huambo.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Huambo.

Photo Gallery

The dark-brown area just north of the elongated black lake at the center of this NASA Landsat image is a lava flow from the northern segment of the Huambo volcanic field. The flows were erupted from the Cerro Keyocc cinder cone about 2650 years ago. The southern part of the volcanic field, the dark-brown area at the SW part of this image, contains several cinder cones and associated lava flows, some of which are inferred to be of early to late-Holocene age. The large glacier-covered massif to the east is the Sabancaya volcanic complex.

NASA Landsat 7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
See title for photo information.
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: Sicuani
Publisher: IGN Instituto Geografico Nacional
Country: Peru
Year: 1988
Series: PAIGH
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Sicuani

Title: Chivay
Publisher: IGN Instituto Geografico Nacional
Country: Peru
Year: 1988
Series: PAIGH
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Chivay

Title: Chuquibamba
Publisher: IGN Instituto Geografico Nacional
Country: Peru
Year: 1985
Series: PAIGH
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Chuquibamba

Title: Chuquibamba
Publisher: IGN Instituto Geografico Nacional
Country: Peru
Year: 1984
Series: PAIGH
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Chuquibamba

Title: Sicuani
Publisher: IGN Instituto Geografico Nacional
Country: Peru
Year: 1984
Series: PAIGH
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Sicuani

Title: Chivay
Publisher: IGN Instituto Geografico Nacional
Country: Peru
Year: 1984
Series: PAIGH
Map Type: Satellite
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Chivay

Title: Bolivia, Brazil, Peru
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Peru, Bolivia, Brazil
Year: 1980
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Bolivia, Brazil, Peru

Title: Velille
Publisher: IGM Instituto Geografico Militar
Country: Peru
Year: 1979
Series: J631
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Velille

Title: Orcopampa
Publisher: IGM Instituto Geografico Militar
Country: Peru
Year: 1977
Series: J631
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Orcopampa

Title: Cailloma
Publisher: IGM Instituto Geografico Militar
Country: Peru
Year: 1976
Series: J631
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Cailloma

Title: Mapa Geologico del Peru (SE quad)
Publisher: IGM-Peru Instituto de Geologia Y Mineria
Country: Peru
Year: 1975
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Mapa Geologico del Peru (SE quad)

Title: Cayarani
Publisher: IGM Instituto Geografico Militar
Country: Peru
Year: 1973
Series: J631
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Cayarani
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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