Telica Volcano - John Seach

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Nicaragua

12.60 N, 86.84 W
summit elevation 1061 m
stratovolcanoes

Telica is one of the most active volcanoes in Nicaragua.
The volcano consists of several cones and vents. The volcano contains a 700 m wide double crater. The southern crater is the source of recent eruptions. Santa Clara vent erupted in 16th century, but is now covered in vegetation. El Liston is located SE of Telica. Hervideros de San Jacinto is a geothermal area popular with tourists.

2007 Ash emissions
Ash emissions to an altitude of 5000 ft occurred at the volcano in January and February 2007.

1999-2000 Eruptions
An eruptive phase began at Telica volcano in August 1999. On 10th August 1999 ash fell 20 km WSW of Telica in the city of Chichigalpa. A lava lake (pond?) was observed in the crater on 18th August 1999. Eruptions of gas and ash continued until February 2000 and then began to decline.

Telica Volcano Eruptions

2007, 2006, 2004, 1999-2000, 1994, 1987, 1981-82, 1981, 1976-78, 1975-76, 1969-71, 1966, 1965, 1962, 1951, 1948-49, 1946, 1943-44, 1941?, 1940, 1939, 1939, 1937-38, 1934, 1929, 1928, 1927, 1918?, 1907, 1791, 1765, 1743?, 1685, 1613, 1529, 1527?