Volcán Tolimán

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Volcán Tolimán
Toliman Volcano.jpg
Volcán Tolimán (behind it is Volcán Atitlán)
Elevation 3,158 m (10,361 ft)
Location
Volcán Tolimán is located in Guatemala
Volcán Tolimán
Volcán Tolimán
Guatemala
Location Sololá, Guatemala
Range Sierra Madre
Coordinates 14°36′48″N 91°11′22″W / 14.61333°N 91.18944°W / 14.61333; -91.18944Coordinates: 14°36′48″N 91°11′22″W / 14.61333°N 91.18944°W / 14.61333; -91.18944
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Unknown

Tolimán is a stratovolcano in Guatemala, on the southern shores of Lago de Atitlán. The volcano has an elevation of 3,158 m (10,361 ft) and was formed near the southern margin of the Pleistocene Atitlán III caldera. The top of the volcano has a shallow crater and its flanks are covered with the thick remains of ancient lavas flows that emerged from vents in the volcano's flanks. A parasitic lava dome, known as Cerro de Oro, was formed on the volcano's northern flank, which may have erupted a few thousand years ago.

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