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This booklet summarizes the reviews performed 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 reviews started to unreveal their volcanic heritage and impression.

This publication offers the cutting-edge advances in themes with regards to the geologic surroundings of the 2 volcanoes, their eruptive heritage and composition of erupted items, the hydrothermal structures and their manifestations. Volcanic dangers and dangers and attainable mitigation plans are mentioned in response to the adventure of the catastrophic eruption of El Chichón that happened in 1982. The e-book also will contain formerly unpublished fabric at the plant life and the fauna of the sector and archaeological and social elements of the realm that's inhabited by means of indigenous humans.

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Can J Earth Sci 20:1040–1051 Canora C, Villamor P, Martínez-Díaz JJ, Berryman KR, Álvarez-Gómez JA, Capote R, Hernández W (2012) Paleoseismic analysis of the San Vicente segment of the El Salvador Fault Zone, El Salvador, Central America. Geol Acta 10:103–123 Canul RF, Rocha VS (1981) Informe geológico de la zona geotérmica de “El Chichónal”, Chiapas: Informe 32–81. Unpublished Report of the Geothermal Department of the Comisión Federal de Electricidad, Morelia, Michoacán, México, 30 pp Carfantan JC (1976) El prolongamiento del sistema de fallas Polochic‐Motagua en el sureste de México; una frontera entre dos provincias geológicas.

2014) related to the major Polochic-Motagua system (Malfait and Dinkelman 1972). e. western United States, Israel, Turkey, and Guatemala). e. pull-apart), in which magmas would be generated and stored underneath the volcano, as proposed by García-Palomo et al. (2004) and Bursik (2009). El Chichón trachyandesites appear to be fed by parental mafic magmas that are similar in composition to mafic enclaves found in El Chichon’s volcanic rocks and similar to the Chapultenango trachybasalt. Differentiation to high K2O/P2O5 ratios (Fig.

E. Carr et al. 1990; Feigenson and Carr 1993; Carr et al. 2003; Abers et al. 2003; Bolge et al. 2009). Despite the clear relationship of the CAVA with the Cocos plate subduction, large variations in trace elements and isotopic ratios have been reported at regional level (Carr et al. 1990; Bolge 27 et al. 2009), and explained with variations in slab depths, slab inputs, crustal architecture, and tectonic segmentation (Carr et al. 1990; Patino et al. 2000; Bolge et al. 2009). In this chapter we present the current knowledge of petrological aspects of El Chichón and Tacaná active volcanoes, concerning to their magmatic evolution and present the ideas about the genesis of their magmas, based on published whole-rock chemistry, isotope data, and petrological information.

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