Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Huila, Nevado del
Huila, the highest active volcano in Colombia, is an elongated, N-S-trending snow-capped stratovolcano, constructed inside an old caldera. The 5364-m-high volcano is seen here from the SW, with the northern peak (La Cuesta) on the left and the lower southern peak on the right flanking Pico Central, the volcano's high point. Two persistent steam columns rise from the southern peak. Photo by Juan Carlos Diago, 1995 (courtesy of Bernardo Pulgarín, INGEOMINAS, Colombia).
Volcano Number:351050
Volcano Name:Huila, Nevado del
Country:Colombia
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano
Last Eruption:2012
Elevation:5364m
Tectonic Setting:Subduction zone / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:659
Pop. within 10km:3501
Pop. within 30km:56737
Pop. within 100km:4742651
Latitude:2.93
Longitude:-76.03



Eruption Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Volcano Number Volcano Name Eruption Number Activity Type Explosivity Index Max Explosivity Index Modifier Activity Area Activity Unit Start Evidence Method Start Date End Date
351050 Huila, Nevado del 11311 Confirmed Eruption Historical Observations 1555
351050 Huila, Nevado del 11312 Confirmed Eruption 3 ? Historical Observations 2007/2/19 2007/5/28
351050 Huila, Nevado del 11313 Confirmed Eruption 2 ? Historical Observations 2008/1/2 2008/4/16
351050 Huila, Nevado del 11314 Confirmed Eruption 3 ? Upper SW side of Pico Central Historical Observations 2008/10/26 2012/1/14
Emissions Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution No emissions data found for this volcano.


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Data from the SESAR Database
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Data from the MaGa Database
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