Coronado (volcano)

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Coordinates: 29°04′02″N 113°30′34″W / 29.06722°N 113.50944°W / 29.06722; -113.50944

Coronado Island and the Gulf of California, Mexico

Coronado (Spanish: Volcán Coronado) is a volcano on Isla Coronado, in the state of Baja California, Mexico.

Located in the Bahia de los Angeles (Bay of the Angels), Isla Coronado (Coronado Island, also known as “Smith Island” on some maps) is just off the eastern shoreline of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, in the Gulf of California. The island is approximately 7 kilometers long, and it is dominated by Volcan (volcano) Coronado on the northern end. The date of the last eruption of the volcano is not known, but gas and steam activity was last recorded in 1539.

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  • Steinbeck, John. Ricketts, Edward F. (1941). Sea of Cortez: A leisurely journal of travel and research, with a scientific appendix comprising materials for a source book on the marine animals of the Panamic faunal province. Reprinted by Paul P Appel Pub. 1971. ISBN 0-911858-08-3