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Photo of Agua Volcano, Guatemala

Photo of Agua Volcano seen through volcanic ash from Pacaya Volcano erupting. Near San Francisco de Sales village, Department of Guatemala, Guatemala, Central America.

Pacaya is a complex volcano, consisting of an older stratovolcano, domes, flows, tephra, and the modern basaltic stratovolcano. Most of the complex has formed in the last 23,000 years. Pacaya is the active vent in the Cerro Grande-Pacaya-Cerro Chino volcanic complex.

June, 2001: Volc�n Pacaya has been made a national park. A visitor's center/ticket booth has been constructed at San Francisco de Sales

In the summit of this volcano, that is the crater, you will see the Cerro de Agua, and if it is clear you can also see the volcanoes Agua, Acatenango and Fuego

Pacaya volcano is located between the Departments of Guatemala and Escuintla, and it has a height of 2,550 meters.

Location of picture - San Francisco de Sales Village Department of Guatemala Guatemala

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