Volcán Tajumulco (highest mountain in Central America)

Volcán Tajumulco (highest mountain in Central America)


Ixchiguán, Guatemala (GT)
Volcán Tajumulco is a large stratovolcano in the department of San Marcos in western Guatemala. It is the highest mountain in Guatemala and Central America at 4,220 metres (13,845 ft). Tajumulco has had several historical reports of volcanic eruptions, but none have been confirmed to be true eruptions.

The Volcán Tajumulco was declared a protected area in 1956 and covers an area of 4,472 Ha.
Volcán Tajumulco is a large stratovolcano in the department of San Marcos in western Guatemala. It is the highest mountain in Guatemala and Central America at 4,220 metres (13,845 ft). Tajumulco has had several historical reports of volcanic eruptions, but none have been confirmed to be true eruptions.

The Volcán Tajumulco was declared a protected area in 1956 and covers an area of 4,472 Ha.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: kkeps

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