Concepción Volcano

Concepción is one of the two volcanoes that form the island of Ometepe. The second one is called Maderas and two of them are located in Lake Nicaragua, Central America. It is an active stratovolcano with the height of 1600 metres and 1 km thick base. It is called a pristine volcano because no other volcano influenced its growth.

Location: Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua
Coordinates: 11.539916, -85.621401
Volcano Type: Stratovolcano

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Concepción's Eruptive History

2007-10 Ongoing, intermittent (minor) eruptive activity observed. Last eruption on March 10, 2010.
2005-6 Small ash eruptions. A larger eruption occurred in 2005 causing ash fall on a neighboring village.
1999 Ash eruption reaching 300m.

 

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