Romeral (volcano)

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Romeral
Volcán Romeral
Romeral is located in Colombia
Romeral
Romeral
Location of Romeral in Colombia
Highest point
Elevation 3,858 m (12,657 ft)
Listing Volcanoes of Colombia
Coordinates 5°12′22″N 75°21′50″W / 5.20611°N 75.36389°W / 5.20611; -75.36389Coordinates: 5°12′22″N 75°21′50″W / 5.20611°N 75.36389°W / 5.20611; -75.36389
Geography
Location Caldas
 Colombia
Parent range Central Ranges, Andes
Geology
Age of rock Pliocene-Holocene
Mountain type Andesitic-dacitic stratovolcano
Last eruption 5950 BCE ± 500 years

Romeral is a stratovolcano located in Caldas, Colombia. It is the northernmost Holocene volcano of South America, of the North Volcanic Zone in the Andean Volcanic Belt. The volcano was formed in the Late Pliocene, approximately 3 million years ago.[1]

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  1. ^ Bohórquez et al., 2005, p.72

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