Izalco


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Izalco

(ēsäl`kō), volcano, 7,828 ft (2,386 m) high, W El Salvador. It was sometimes called the Lighthouse of the Pacific because it was visible to 19th-century navigators off the coast. Although it has not erupted since 1966, Izalco the volcano is still considered active. The crater was first studied in 1956 by a French expedition.

Izalco

 

an active volcano in Central America, in western El Salvador. Izalco has a pointed cone (elevation, 1,885 m), above which a large explosive cloud appears at short intervals (for this reason it is called Lighthouse of the Pacific).

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El punto de monitoreo de las aguas termales del cerro Pacho se encuentra ubicado en un complejo volcanico, donde sobresalen los volcanes activos Santa Ana e Izalco.
1977 [1935] Mitos y leyendas de los pipiles de Izalco, Gloria Menjivar Rieken y Armida Parada Fortin (trad.
Ama, natural de Izalco, era el mayordomo principal de la cofradia del Espiritu Santo que, segun versiones, era la mas poderosa en 1932.
The bikes include: a red, white and blue 2010 Focus Izalco 2.
Entre 1841 y 1871 se registraron 13 revueltas indigenas que tuvieron como centros las regiones de Izalco, Nonualco y Cojutepeque.
The ceremony took place in a prison in Izalco, where Rivas, known as Chino Tres Colas, is now being held following his transfer from Zacatecoluca.
Volcanic tremors are also portrayed negatively, suggesting identitarian schisms and traumas under repressive regimes, in Claribel Alegria and Darwin Flakoll's Cenizas de Izalco (1966), Manlio Argueta's Perros magicos de los volcanes (1990), Roque Dalton's "Parabola a partir de la vulcanologia revisionista" (1974), and Jose Coronel Urteacho's "Oda al Mombacho" (1931).
The young Carmen played out this same relationship in her own childish way with a life-size doll called Chabela Tacuatzin given to her by a family friend who made her to look just like a little indigenous girl from Izalco in her finest traditional clothing and adornments.
La guarnicion de Izalco le echo mano en los alrededores del pueblo.
Seria demasiado extenso mencionar todas estas actividades volcanicas, pero algunas importantes fueron: la erupcion y nacimiento del volcan de Izalco en el departamento de Sonsonate, iniciando en 1770 y finalizando a mediados del siglo XX, la erupcion de El Playon en 1658 (Hart 1983) y una tercera erupcion de llopango en enero de 1880 (Larde y Larin 2000), el Boqueron en el volcan de San Salvador en 1917 (Ibid.
Williams, along with Tim LeMaster, the department's director of adult prisons, and Fernando Gallegos, the training academy director, journeyed to Izalco, El Salvador, to get an up-close look at that country's struggling prison system.
For example, in her novel Cenizas de Izalco (1982; Eng.