Las Pilas

Las Pilas
Las Pilas


Highest point
Elevation 1,088 m (3,570 ft)[1]
Coordinates 12°29′42″N 86°41′17″W / 12.495°N 86.688°W / 12.495; -86.688Coordinates: 12°29′42″N 86°41′17″W / 12.495°N 86.688°W / 12.495; -86.688[1]
Location León Department, Nicaragua
Mountain type Complex volcano
Last eruption October 1954

Las Pilas (or El Hoyo) is a complex volcano located in the western part of Nicaragua. Part of a 30-km-long volcanic massif, Las Pilas has a series of well-preserved flank vents surrounding a central cone. Las Pilas last erupted in the 1950s and before that possibly in the 16th century.[1]

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