Tajumulco

Volcano number:342020
Region:Mexico and Central America
Country:Guatemala
Geodetic measurements?No
Deformation observation?
Measurement method(s):No measurements
Duration of observation:
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

Previous InSAR studies of Central American volcanoes did not cover Tajumulco due to it’s position at the end of the Central American Volcanic Arc (Ebmeier et al., 2013).

Reference:Ebmeier, S. K., J. Biggs, T. A. Mather and F. Amelung (2013), Applicability of InSAR to tropical volcanoes: insights from Central America, Geological Society of London Special Publications, 380, Remote-sensing of volcanoes and volcanic processes: Integrating observation and modelling, doi:10.1144/SP380.2.
Location:-91.903, 15.043

View of Tajumulco from the north-northwest. Photo: Bill Rose, 1986 (Michigan Technological University).