Volcán Santo Tomás

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Volcán Santo Tomás
Volcán Santo Tomás is located in Guatemala
Volcán Santo Tomás
Volcán Santo Tomás
Highest point
Elevation 3,542 m (11,621 ft)
Coordinates 14°42′36″N 91°28′44″W / 14.71000°N 91.47889°W / 14.71000; -91.47889Coordinates: 14°42′36″N 91°28′44″W / 14.71000°N 91.47889°W / 14.71000; -91.47889
Geography
Location Guatemala
Parent range Sierra Madre
Geology
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Unknown

Volcán Santo Tomás is a stratovolcano in southern Guatemala. It is also known as "Volcán Pecul", or as "Cerro Zunil" the name of its youngest and most prominent dome which was last active approximately 84,000 years ago (K-Ar dating).[1]

Geothermal activity can be observed in the form of Solfataras and thermal springs which are located on the west of the ridge between Santo Tomás and Zunil.

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