La Gloria Volcano | John Seach



19.33 N, 97.25 W
summit elevation 3500 m
Volcanic Field

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.

La Gloria Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.