|Elevation||1,949 m (6,394 ft)|
|Prominence||577 m (1,893 ft)|
|Location||La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain|
|Last eruption||2021 (ongoing)|
Cumbre Vieja (Spanish: Old Peak, local pronunciation: ['kumbɾe 'bjeha]) is a mountain range and an active volcano on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands, Spain. It erupted twice in the 20th century, in 1949 (Volcán San Juan) and again in 1971 (Volcán Teneguía). The latest eruption started on 19 September 2021.
References[change | change source]
- "La Palma". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.
- "Spanish scientists say the volcano on La Palma island in the Canary Islands Atlantic archipelago has erupted". Barcelona, Spain. Associated Press. 19 September 2021. Retrieved 19 September 2021.