Volcanoes of Australia (13)

Atherton Volcanic Province | Bundaberg-Boyne Province | Chudleigh Volcanic Province | Fox | Heard | Maer Volcanic Province | McBride Volcanic Province | McDonald Islands | Mclean Volcanic Province | Newer Volcanics Province | Nulla Volcanic Province | Piebald Volcanic Province | Sturgeon Volcanic Province

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Atherton Volcanic Province

(volcanic field (shields, cinder cones, maars) 1160 m / 3806 ft )
Along with the Newer Volcanics Province, Atherton Volcanic Province is one of two known potentially still active volcanic provinces in Australia.
Located in northeastern Queensland, this volcanic field covers an area of 1800 km2 and contains 52 eruptive centers, including ... [more]

Bundaberg-Boyne Province

(Pyroclastic cone(s) 330 m / 1083 ft)
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Chudleigh Volcanic Province

(Shield(s) 1000 m / 3281 ft)
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Fox

(Pyroclastic cone 840 m / 2756 ft)
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Heard

(Stratovolcano 2745 m / 9,006 ft)
NASA Earth Observatory image of Hear Island taken on 13 Oct 2012 by Robert Simmon, using EO-1 ALI data from the NASA EO-1 team and USGS Global Visualization Viewer (NASA earth observatory http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=79484)
NASA Earth Observatory image of Hear Island taken on 13 Oct 2012 by Robert Simmon, using EO-1 ALI data from the NASA EO-1 team and USGS Global Visualization Viewer (NASA earth observatory http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=79484)
Heard Island is the top of an active stratovolcano on the Kerguelen Plateau in the southern Indian Ocean, about 4000 km southwest of Western Australia. Part of Australian territory, along with McDonald Island to the west, Heard is one of Australia's two currently active volcanoes... [more]

Maer Volcanic Province

(Pyroclastic cone(s) 171 m / 561 ft)
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McBride Volcanic Province

(Shield(s) 1020 m / 3346 ft)
[more]

McDonald Islands

(Complex volcano 230 m / 755 ft)
[more]

Mclean Volcanic Province

(Pyroclastic cone(s) 610 m / 2001 ft)
[more]

Newer Volcanics Province

(Shield volcanoes 1011 m / 3,317 ft)
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Nulla Volcanic Province

(Shield(s) 840 m / 2756 ft)
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Piebald Volcanic Province

(Shield(s) 420 m / 1378 ft)
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Sturgeon Volcanic Province

(Shield(s) unknown)
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