dormant scoria-cone volcano in Mexico

Paricutin is a volcano in Mexico in the state of Michoacán. It is the youngest volcano in the western hemisphere, born in 1943.[1][2] It is now 1,353 feet (424m) above the valley, and 9,186 feet (2,800m) above sea level.

Eruption in 1943

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19°29′34.8″N 102°15′3.6″W / 19.493000°N 102.251000°W / 19.493000; -102.251000