Find us on Google+

Ixtepeque volcano

View on map:14.420000°N 89.680000°W



Volcán Ixtepeque is a stratovolcano in southern Guatemala. It consists of several rhyolitic lava domes and basaltic cinder cones. Its name is derived from the nahuatl word for obsidian. Ixtepeque was one of the most important obsidian sources in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica.


All text is available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Average user rating: Not rated

Click on a star to rate

Do you have a form that you would like to turn into an application?

Please share your ideas with us.

Contact us...