Cumbal Volcano

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Cumbal
Volcán Cumbal
Nevado Cumbal 466.JPG
Cumbal in 2011
Highest point
Elevation 4,764 m (15,630 ft)
Prominence 1,575 m (5,167 ft)
Listing Ultra
Coordinates 0°56′56″N 77°53′17″W / 0.949°N 77.888°W / 0.949; -77.888Coordinates: 0°56′56″N 77°53′17″W / 0.949°N 77.888°W / 0.949; -77.888
Geography
Cumbal is located in Colombia
Cumbal
Cumbal
Location of Cumbal in Colombia
Location Colombia
Parent range Central Ranges
 Andes
Geology
Mountain type Andesitic stratovolcano
Last eruption December 1926

Cumbal is a stratovolcano located in Nariño, Colombia. It is the southernmost historically active volcano of Colombia. The volcano is dominated by andesites.[1]

The volcano was the crash site of TAME Flight 120, which struck one of its sides while in a go-around approach to Tulcán on January 28, 2002. There were no survivors among the 94 occupants.

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  1. ^ Plancha 447-447bis, 2003

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