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MODIS hot spots on Saunders island during the past week (Univ. Hawaii)
Monday, Nov 28, 2016
A new eruption is likely underway at the remote volcano (also called like the whole island, Saunders). Since mid October, prominent heat signals coming from the summit of Michael cone can be retrieved on satellite data, but there are no direct (visual or other) observations. ... [more]
Lava flow field on Bristol Island on 22 Sep 2016 (image: Landsat 8 / annotated by Culture Volcan)
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016
The latest eruption of the volcano during April - late July 2016 could only be observed from space. An analysis of images taken before, during and after the eruption allows to see a vast field of fresh lava flows. ... [more]
 

Volcanoes of Antarctica (25 volcanoes)

Andrus | Berlin | Bridgeman Island | Bristol Island | Buckle Island | Deception Island | Erebus | Hudson Mountains | Melbourne | Mount Rittmann | Mt. Morning | Paulet | Penguin Island | Peter I Island | Royal Society Range | Seal Nunataks Group | Siple | Sturge Island | Takahe | The Pleiades | Toney Mountain | Unnamed 73.45°S/164.58°E | Unnamed 76.83°S/163.00°E | Waesche | Young Island
Andrus
(Shield volcanoes)
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Berlin
(Shield volcanoes)
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Bridgeman Island
(Stratovolcano)
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Bristol Island
(Stratovolcano)
NASA Earth Observatory image of Bristol Island on 24 April 2016 by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey.Bristol volcano forms an ice-capped, roughly rectangular island 12x14 km wide and is one of the largest of the South Sandwich Islands chain. Its highest peak is 1100 meters (3,609 feet) above sea level.
Although very active, it is one of the least studied and least known v... [more]

Buckle 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]

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]

Hudson Mountains
(Stratovolcanoes)
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Melbourne
(Stratovolcano)
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Mount Rittmann
(Shield volcano)
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Mt. Morning
(Shield volcano)
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Paulet
(Cinder cone)
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Penguin Island
(Stratovolcano)
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Peter I Island
(Shield volcano)
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Royal Society Range
(Cinder cones)
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Seal Nunataks Group
(Pyroclastic cones)
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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]

Sturge Island
(Stratovolcano)
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Takahe
(Shield volcano)
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The Pleiades
(Stratovolcano)
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Toney Mountain
(Shield volcano)
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Unnamed 73.45°S/164.58°E
(Scoria cones)
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Unnamed 76.83°S/163.00°E
(Submarine volcano)
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Waesche
(Shield volcanoes)
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Young Island
(Stratovolcano)
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