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Alexander Selkirk volcano

Shield 1266 m / 4154 ft
Pacific Ocean, Chile, -33.76°S / -80.81°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Alexander Selkirk volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation


The dome-shaped island of Alexander Selkirk (Masafuera) is the emergent summit of a Pleistocene shield volcano. A Potassium-Argon date of 1.01 million years ago (Steissy et al., 1984) is the youngest obtained for the Juan Fernandez islands (Stuessy et al., 1984).
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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