Volcanic field unknown
Martinique, France, 14.65°N / -61.08°WCurrent status
: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Typical eruption style
Unnamed volcano eruptions
: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
No recent earthquakes
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A series of small volcanoes was constructed at the SW tip of Martinique about 2-1 million years ago (Komorowski et al., 2005). This group includes the Rocher du Diamant, a lava-dome remnant forming a small island off the south coast of the peninsula.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
See also: Sentinel hub
| Landsat 8
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