Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Tortuga, Isla
Isla Tortuga is 4-km-wide volcanic island located in the Gulf of California, 40 km off the coast of Baja California. The flat-topped summit of the 210-m-high shield volcano contains a 1-km-wide caldera. Recent lava flows cover much of the surface of the volcano. This 1989 view is from the west. No historical eruptions are known from Tortuga, although fumarolic activity continues. Photo by Marjorie Summers, 1989 (Smithsonian Institution).
Volcano Number:341011
Volcano Name:Tortuga, Isla
Country:Mexico
Volcano Type:Shield
Elevation:224m
Tectonic Setting:Rift zone / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:0
Pop. within 10km:0
Pop. within 30km:401
Pop. within 100km:26978
Latitude:27.438
Longitude:-111.881



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