Cerro Negro Volcano - John Seach

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(Las Pilas)
Nicaragua

12.50 N, 86.70 W
summit elevation 675 m
cinder cones

Note: there is a volcano called Cerro Negro in the Andes (the world's third highest volcano).

Cerro Negro was born in 1850 and is the youngest volcano in central America.
The volcano is composed of black scoriae and aa lava flows which have reached 4 km on NE. Eruption of Cerro Negro in August 1999 included ash emission and lava fountain.

Cerro Negro Volcano Eruptions

1999, 1995, 1992, 1971, 1969, 1968, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1957, 1954, 1950-51, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1929, 1923, 1919, 1914, 1899, 1867, 1850