Las Pilas

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Las Pilas
Highest point
Elevation 1,088 m (3,570 ft) [1]
Location León Department,  Nicaragua
State/Province NI-LE
Mountain type Complex volcano
Last eruption October 1954

Las Pilas (or El Hoyo) is a complex volcano located in the western part of Nicaragua. Part of a 30-km-long volcanic massif, Las Pilas has a series of well preserved flank vents surrounding a central cone. Las Pilas last erupted in the 1950s and before that possibly in the 16th century.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Las Pilas". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2009-03-26.