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List of Volcanoes in Spain
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Teide, the highest point in Spain

This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Spain.

Canary Islands

Teneguía is the source of the last volcanic eruption on Spanish soil.

Lanzarote

Fuerteventura

  • Lobos's Island volcanic field
  • Massif of Betancuria
  • Massif of Haler
  • Montaña de La Arena
  • Montaña de Tindaya
  • Vulcan of Jacomar

Gran Canaria

  • Caldera of Bandama
  • Caldera of Tejeda
  • La Isleta volcanic field
  • Massif of Güigüi
  • Massif of Tamadaba
  • Haler de Arinaga
  • Montaña de Arucas
  • Montaña de Gáldar
  • Montañón Negro
  • Stratovolcano of Roque Nublo

Tenerife

La Gomera

La Palma

  • Cumbre Vieja ridge
  • Northern ancient massif
  • Vulcan of Fuencaliente
  • Vulcan of El Charco
  • Vulcan of San Juan
  • Vulcan of San Antonio
  • Vulcan of San Martin
  • Vulcan of Tacande
  • Vulcan of Tajuya
  • Vulcan of Teneguía

El Hierro

  • Vulcan of Lomo Negro

Mainland Spain

There are several volcanic areas in mainland Spain, such as:[1]

Aerial view of the Croscat volcano.
Aerial view of the Santa Margarida Volcano.
Montolivet Volcano in Olot.
Garrinada Volcano in Olot.

Garrotxa Volcanic Zone

There are 40 volcanoes at the comarca of the Garrotxa, 38 of which are part of the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park.[2]

  1. ^ a b Located outside the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park.

Additionally, there are at least seven other volcanoes located in the Province of Girona:[2]

Major eruptions

Historical eruptions in the Canary Islands[3]
Year1 Name/Volcano Island Eruption/Cessation date Duration (days)
1430/1440 Tacande o Montaña Quemada La Palma ? ?
1492 Eruption of Colón Tenerife ? ?
1585 Tehuya La Palma 19 May/10 Aug 84
1646 V. Martín o de Tigalate La Palma 2 Oct/ 21 Dec 82
1667/1678 V. de San Antonio La Palma 17 Nov/21 Jan 66
1704/1705 V. de Sietefuentes Tenerife 31 Dec/4 or 5 Jan 5
1704/1705 V. de Fasnia Tenerife 5 Jan/ 16 Jan 12
1704/1705 V. de Arafo Tenerife 2 Feb/27 Mar 54
1706 E. de Garachico / V. de Arenas Negras Tenerife 5 May/13 Jun 40
1712 E. del Charco La Palma 9 Oct/ 3 Dec 56
1730/1736 E. de Timanfaya Lanzarote 1 Sep 1730/ 16 Apr 1736 2055
1798 E. Narices del Teide / V. de Chahorra Tenerife 9 Jun/14-15 Sep 99
1824 V. de Tao or del Clérigo / Duarte Lanzarote 31 Jul/ 31 Jul 86
1824 V. Nuevo del Fuego ó del Chinero Lanzarote 29 Sep/5 Oct
1824 V. Nuevo or de Tinguatón Lanzarote 10 Oct/24 Oct
1909 V. del Chinyero Tenerife 18 Nov/27 Nov 10
1949 E. de San Juan V. de Nambroque / Duraznero / Hoyo Negro/ Llano del Banco La Palma 24 Jun/30 Jul 47
1971 V. del Teneguía La Palma 26 Oct/18 Nov 24

Notes

1 Only eruptions with established and documented references that describe eruptive processes.

See also

References

General references

Notes

  1. ^ "Areas volcánicas en España - Volcanología - Geofísica - Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Áreas de actividad - Ministerio de Fomento:" [Volcanic areas in Spain]. Ministerio de Fomento (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 31 January 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ a b EL VULCANISME A CATALUNYA[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Table Archived 2012-07-22 at the Wayback Machine created by Dr. Carmen Romero, Department of Geography, University of La Laguna. 2007

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