Tecuamburro

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Tecuamburro
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Volcán Tecuamburro
Elevation 1,845 m (6,053 ft)
Location
Tecuamburro is located in Guatemala
Tecuamburro
Tecuamburro
Guatemala
Location Santa Rosa, Guatemala
Coordinates 14°9′21″N 90°24′25″W / 14.15583°N 90.40694°W / 14.15583; -90.40694Coordinates: 14°9′21″N 90°24′25″W / 14.15583°N 90.40694°W / 14.15583; -90.40694
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Last eruption 960 BCE ± 75 years

Tecuamburro is a stratovolcano in southern Guatemala, roughly 50 kilometres south east of Guatemala City. The Tecuamburro is an andesitic stratovolcano which formed approximately 38,000 years ago inside a horseshoe-shaped caldera formed by a structural failure in a second, 100,000-year-old stratovolcano, known as Miraflores. At the top of the Tecuamburro is an acidic crater lake around which many hot springs, fumaroles, and boiling mudpots are found.

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