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What type of volcano is Colima?

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The Colima volcano is an active volcano and is classified as a strato volcano. Such a volcano has successive layers of ash and lava. The summit of the volcano is 3850 meters above sea level. It is located in the province of Colima in Mexico.

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The earliest known eruption of Colima was in the later part of the sixteenth century. The Colima volcano has seen a lot of activity in the last few decades. Major eruptions in the past have resulted in the formation of a deep crater on the summit of the volcano. Volcanologists believe it a threat to the region as plumes of ash and steam are often seen rising from the crater.

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