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Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
No further hot spots have been noted recently on MODIS data. Status is set back to "green". [more]
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
The MODIS TERRA and AQUA satellites detected 4 thermal anomalies at Michael on 14 November suggesting that some significant activity has started there. [more]

Volcanoes of Antarctica (25 volcanoes)

Bristol Island | Bridgeman Island | Penguin Island | Deception Island | Paulet | Seal Nunataks Group | Young Island | Buckle Island | Sturge Island | Peter I Island | The Pleiades | Siple | Unnamed 73.45°S/164.58°E | Mount Rittmann | Hudson Mountains | Melbourne | Andrus | Toney Mountain | Berlin | Takahe | Unnamed 76.83°S/163.00°E | Waesche | Erebus | Royal Society Range | Mt. Morning
Bristol Island
(Stratovolcano)
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Bridgeman Island
(Stratovolcano)
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Penguin Island
(Stratovolcano)
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Deception Island
(caldera)
Deception Island is a 14 km wide, ring-shaped volcanic island at the south-western end of the South Shetland Islands, NE of Graham Land Peninsul.
It is one of the most well-known active volcanoes of the Antarctic region.
Deception Island is a sea-filled caldera with a... [more]

Paulet
(Cinder cone)
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Seal Nunataks Group
(Pyroclastic cones)
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Young Island
(Stratovolcano)
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Buckle Island
(Stratovolcano)
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Sturge Island
(Stratovolcano)
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Peter I Island
(Shield volcano)
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The Pleiades
(Stratovolcano)
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Siple
(shield volcano)
Mount Siple volcano is one of the largest active volcanoes in Antarctica. It is a young shield volcano in the NW of Siple Island, Hobbs Coast, Antarctica. Mount Siple forms an island off the Pacific coast of Antarctica's Marie Byrd Land and is separated from the coast by the Getz... [more]

Unnamed 73.45°S/164.58°E
(Scoria cones)
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Mount Rittmann
(Shield volcano)
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Hudson Mountains
(Stratovolcanoes)
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Melbourne
(Stratovolcano)
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Andrus
(Shield volcanoes)
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Toney Mountain
(Shield volcano)
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Berlin
(Shield volcanoes)
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Takahe
(Shield volcano)
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Unnamed 76.83°S/163.00°E
(Submarine volcano)
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Waesche
(Shield volcanoes)
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Erebus
(stratovolcano)
NASA Earth Observatory photo of Mt Erebus on 6 February 2009Mount Erebus stratovolcano is the highest and most active volcano of Antarctica, one of the Volcanic Seven Summits, and the largest of 4 volcanoes that form the roughly triangular Ross Island (Mt Erebus, and the extinct Mt. Bird to the north, Mt. Terra Nova and Mt. Terror to the ... [more]

Royal Society Range
(Cinder cones)
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Mt. Morning
(Shield volcano)
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