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Recent work has documented the northernmost Holocene volcano in South America. The andesitic-to-dacitic Romeral stratovolcano lies at the northern end of the Ruiz-Tolima volcanic chain, NW of Cerro Bravo volcano, and lies east of the towns of Neira and Aranzazu. It has produced two young plinian pumice deposits that blanket areas NW of the volcano. The pumice deposits are separated by a soil layer radiocarbon dated at about 8460 and 7340 years ago.
Summary of Holocene eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).
|Start Date||Stop Date||Eruption Certainty||VEI||Evidence||Activity Area or Unit|
|5950 BCE ± 500 years||Unknown||Confirmed||4||Radiocarbon (uncorrected)|
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|Romeral, a recently documented Holocene volcano, forms the dark-green forested area near the clouds above the center of this NASA Landsat image (with north to the top). The andesitic-to-dacitic Romeral stratovolcano produced two plinian pumice eruptions that blanket areas NW of the volcano. Romeral volcano lies at the northern end of the Ruiz-Tolima volcanic chain, NW of Cerro Bravo volcano, which lies east of the city of Manizales, which forms the gray area at the lower left.
NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
The following references have all been used during the compilation of data for this volcano, it is not a comprehensive bibliography. 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.
Pinilla A, 2006. . (pers. comm.).
Pinilla A, Rios P A, Borrero C A, 2006. Romeral volcano: a new source of pyroclastic fall deposits at the Ruiz-Tolima volcanic complex, central Colombia. Cities on Volcanoes 4, Quito, Ecuador, 23-27 Jan, 2006, Abs, p 26.