Mud pots boil in this 1978 view of the San Jacinto thermal area at El Salvador's Telica volcanic complex. The alignment of fumaroles and mud pots suggests an underlying fault running NNE. Magmatic steam and gases have been emitted from the thermal area for many years at a fairly constant rate.
Type/Process: Geothermal Activity
Volcanic Status: Historical
Image Number: 041-005
Photographer: Jaime Incer, 1978.
Summit Elevation: 1061 meters
Latitude/Longitude: 12.602 N / 86.845 W
Timeframe: Last known eruption 1964 or later
Region: Mexico and Central America