Chichinautzin

Volcano number:341080
Region:Mexico and Central America
Country:Mexico
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?No
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:2007-2010
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

No deformation was observed at any of the ~ 220 vents in the Chichinautzin volcanic field in a regional ALOS survey of Mexican volcanoes (Chaussard et al., 2013).

Reference:Chaussard, E., F. Amelung, and Y. Aoki (2013), Characterization of open and closed volcanic systems in Indonesia and Mexico using InSAR time series, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 118, 3957–3969, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50288.
Location:-99.13, 19.08

View of the Chichinautzin volcanic field from Popocatépetl volcano to the east. The Chichinautzin volcanic field extends 90 km west to the base of Nevado de Toluca volcano (lighter flat topped peak on the horizon, left of centre). Photo: José Macías, 1998 (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México).