Volcán Santiaguito. Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. by guido velasquez Is a large active volcano. Prior to the Spanish Conquest it was called Gagxanul in the local K'iche' language. Its eruption in 1902 was one of the four largest eruptions of the 20th century, after the 1912 Novarupta and 1991 Pinatubo eruptions. It is also one of the five biggest eruptions of the past 200 (and probably 300) years.
Santa Maria, GT, 12/2009 Santiaguito: name of the dome complex that grew inside the collapse scar left by the catastrophic eruption & partial collapse of Santa Maria stratovolcano in 1902. Its currently active dome is called Caliente (the 'hot one'): in the W Highlands of GT close to the city of Quetzaltenango. Last eruption 2013 (continuing). Santa Maria's eruption in 1902 (VEI 6) was one of the 4 largest eruptions of the 20th century