19.33 N, 97.25 W
summit elevation 3500 m
La Gloria volcano is located in Puebla state, of central east Mexico, 190 km east of Mexico City. The area is also known as Desconocido-Tecomales volcanic field.
The volcano is situated in the Citlaltépetl–Cofre de Perote Volcanic Range which forms a 70-km long, nearly N–S trending chain that includes several large stratovolcanoes, minor cinder cones, and a few silicic domes. La Gloria volcano is on a a NE–SW trend containing the northernmost Las Lajas–Cofre de Perote–Cerro Desconocido volcanoes.
Cerro Desconocido and Cerro Tecomales, which are of probable Plio-Pleistocene age, form the La Gloria Volcanic Complex. They are considered an eroded chain of aligned
The volcanic area consists of numerous pyroclastic cones of unknown age.
No recent eruptions.