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Volcan purace.JPG
Purace volcano seen from Popayán
Highest point
Elevation 4,650+ metres (15,256 feet)
Coordinates 2°19′N 76°24′W / 2.32°N 76.40°W / 2.32; -76.40Coordinates: 2°19′N 76°24′W / 2.32°N 76.40°W / 2.32; -76.40
Location Colombia
Parent range Cordillera Central
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Volcanic arc/belt Andean Volcanic Belt
Last eruption March 1977

Puracé is a stratovolcano located in the Puracé National Natural Park in the Cauca Department, Colombia.

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.

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Last eruption was 1953 not 1977. Volcano is not the most active in Colombia. The most active is Ruiz.