La Cumbre (Galápagos Islands)
La Cumbre, as seen from the International Space Station.
|Elevation||1,476 metres (4,843 ft)|
|Location||Fernandina Island, Galápagos Islands|
|Last eruption||April 2009|
La Cumbre began erupting again in April 2009. The lava flows into the ocean could disrupt and destroy unique flora and fauna of the area. La Cumbre is the most active volcano of the Galapagos Islands, and is a high occupancy volcano. It is a volcano with a height of 1,476 m (4,842 feet). It has experienced several collapses of the caldera floor, often following explosive eruptions.
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