Ecuador’s Galapagos National Park said the La Cumbre volcano … ): eruptions set enviroment in danger Mon, 13 Apr 2009, 07:57 It is reported, that strong eruptions at La Cumbre volcano set the rare species of animals on the Galapagos island in danger. There were fears that lava flowing into the ocean could disrupt and destroy unique flora and fauna of the island, as the flows engulfed much of the island. A new eruption started at Fernandina volcano (Cerro la Cumbre) in Ecuador around 15:00 UTC on June 16, 2018, IGEPN reports. La Cumbre began erupting again in April 2009.
La Cumbre is a shield volcano on Fernandina Island in the Galápagos Islands.La Cumbre is also the youngest volcano in the Galápagos Islands. Its last eruption occurred in September 2017. A volcano on an uninhabited island in the Galapagos has begun erupting, spilling lava down its sides toward the sea. La Cumbre volcano (Ferdinandina, Galapagos Isl. This large shield volcano is a part of Galapagos volcanic archipelago.