San Salvador Volcano, El Salvador

Volcano Number 1403-05

Other names: Quezaltepec

Oblique aerial view of Boqueron crater and Picacho to the right. Parts of the capital city of San Salvador are found on the flanks of the volcano.

Location/Geological Setting

Aerial view of San Salvador volcano. In this image it can be observed how Boqueron has grown inside the remnants of an older caldera, identified by Picacho and Jabali.

How to Get There

Topographic Maps and Air Photos


Type of Edifice


Eruption History