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White Island volcano

Shield(s) 762 m / 2500 ft
Antarctica, -78.17°S / 167.5°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
White Island volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

White Island is a mostly ice-covered volcanic complex at the northern end of the island consisting of two shield volcanoes and overlying pyroclastic cones. The youngest Potassium-Argon date obtained was 0.17 million years ago and there is no evidence of Holocene activity.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

White Island Photos:

Small river coming from the crater of White Island (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small river coming from the crater of White Island (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Fumarole at White Island (NZ) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Fumarole at White Island (NZ) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Green crater lake of White Island, New Zealand, in 2010 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Green crater lake of White Island, New Zealand, in 2010 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 



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