Romeral (volcano)

Romeral is a stratovolcano located in Caldas, Colombia. It is the northernmost Holocene volcano of South America, of the North Volcanic Zone in the Andean Volcanic Belt. The volcano was formed in the Late Pliocene, approximately 3 million years ago.[1]

Romeral
Volcán Romeral
Romeral is located in Colombia
Romeral
Romeral
Location of Romeral in Colombia
Highest point
Elevation3,858 m (12,657 ft)
ListingVolcanoes of Colombia
Coordinates5°12′22″N 75°21′50″W / 5.20611°N 75.36389°W / 5.20611; -75.36389Coordinates: 5°12′22″N 75°21′50″W / 5.20611°N 75.36389°W / 5.20611; -75.36389
Geography
LocationCaldas
 Colombia
Parent rangeCentral Ranges, Andes
Geology
Age of rockPliocene-Holocene
Mountain typeAndesitic-dacitic stratovolcano
Last eruption5950 BCE ± 500 years

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bohórquez et al., 2005, p.72

BibliographyEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Romeral". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.