Isla el Tigre

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  • 13.272°N
  • 87.641°W

  • 783 m
    2568 ft

  • 343130
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There are no Holocene eruptions known for Isla el Tigre. If this volcano has had large eruptions prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

The following references are the sources used for data regarding this volcano. References are linked directly to our volcano data file. Discussion of another volcano or eruption (sometimes far from the one that is the subject of the manuscript) may produce a citation that is not at all apparent from the title. Additional discussion of data sources can be found under Volcano Data Criteria.

Carr M J, 1992. . (pers. comm.).

IAVCEI, 1973-80. Post-Miocene Volcanoes of the World. IAVCEI Data Sheets, Rome: Internatl Assoc Volc Chemistry Earth's Interior..

Williams H, McBirney A R, 1969. Volcanic history of Honduras. Univ Calif Pub Geol Sci, 85: 1-101.

Isla El Tigre is a small, 5-km-wide island located across a narrow 2-km-wide strait south of Isla Zacate Grande in the Gulf of Fonseca. The conical, 783-m-high basaltic stratovolcano is the southernmost volcano of Honduras. El Tigre is less dissected than neighboring Zacate Grande volcano on the mainland to the north and is of probable Holocene age (Carr 1992, pers. comm.). A single satellitic cone, El VigĂ­a, overlooks the village of Amapala on the NW flank.