Usulután (volcano)

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Usulután
UsulutánVolcano.jpg
Usulután volcano rises above the Pacific coastal plain.
Highest point
Elevation1,449 m (4,754 ft)
Coordinates13°25′08″N 88°28′16″W / 13.419°N 88.471°W / 13.419; -88.471
Geography
LocationUsulután Department, El Salvador
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Last eruptionUnknown

Usulután is a stratovolcano in central El Salvador, rising above the coastal plain between the San Vicente and San Miguel volcanoes, and just east of Taburete volcano. The volcano is topped by a 1.3 kilometres (0.8 mi) wide summit crater which is breached to the east.

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References[edit]

  • "Usulután". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.