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This booklet summarizes the stories conducted at of the main energetic volcanoes of Chiapas (Mexico): El Chichón and Tacaná. El Chichón erupted explosively in 1982 killing greater than 2000 humans being the worst volcanic catastrophe in Mexico, and Tacaná produced light phreatic explosions in 1950 and 1986. basically after those explosions a surge of latest stories started to unreveal their volcanic background and impression.

This ebook provides the cutting-edge advances in subject matters concerning the geologic surroundings of the 2 volcanoes, their eruptive heritage and composition of erupted items, the hydrothermal platforms and their manifestations. Volcanic dangers and hazards and attainable mitigation plans are mentioned in keeping with the event of the catastrophic eruption of El Chichón that happened in 1982. The e-book also will comprise formerly unpublished fabric at the plants and the fauna of the area and archaeological and social facets of the world that's inhabited through indigenous humans.

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2010b), Arce et al. (2012) and Arce et al. L. Arce et al. 25 PhonoTephrite Trachyandesite 8 6 Tephrite Basanite 4 2 Trachybasalt Trachydacite Basaltic trachyandesite Rhyolite 20 Dacite Basalt 15 Andesite Basaltic andesite Picrobasalt 0 Al2O3 Trachyte 10 45 50 55 (c) 60 65 70 (d) SiO2 wt. 1 6 4 (e) 4 (f) K2O 3 Sibinal Pumice MgO 11 Tacana Pumice Tacana volcano La Vega Pyroclastic flow San Antonio volcano 9 7 2 Chichuj volcano Las Ardillas Dome 5 Mafic enclaves 1 3 0 1 (g) (h) 20 2000 Fe2O3* Ba 1500 15 1000 10 500 5 0 0 (i) 30 (j) 2 K2O/P2O5 I) TiO2 20 1 10 0 40 50 60 SiO2 70 0 40 60 50 SiO2 70 Petrology and Geochemistry … Fig.

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2004; García-Palomo et al. 2006). El Chichón (1,100 masl) is the youngest structure of the NW-trending Modern Chiapanecan Volcanic Arc (MCVA of Damon and 24°N Los Tuxtlas Volcanic Field S N N Salina Cruz Gulf of Tehuantepec 100 km Gulf of Mexico Coast Coast 22° 20° 200 km North American Plate TMVB Puebla 250 km TVF 18° Oaxaca El Chichón Belize Guatemala 16° Salina Cruz CVB gua MAT Caribbean Plate CAV El Salvador Honduras Cocos Plate 96° 94° A 76 14° Mota Tacaná TR Fig. 1 Location map of the El Chichón and Tacaná volcanoes in southern Mexico.

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