Purace volcano seen from Popayán
|Elevation||4,650+ metres (15,256 feet)|
|Parent range||Cordillera Central|
|Volcanic arc/belt||Andean Volcanic Belt|
|Last eruption||March 1977|
It is part of the Northern Andean Volcanic Belt.
It is one of the most active volcanoes in Colombia. Large explosive eruptions occurred in 1849, 1869, and 1885, and the latest eruption was in 1977.
Last eruption was 1953 not 1977. Volcano is not the most active in Colombia. The most active is Ruiz.
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