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Axial Chain volcano

Stratovolcano(es) 1354 m / 4442 ft
Guadeloupe Island, France, 16.12°N / -61.7°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Axial Chain volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Axial Chain volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

The Axial Chain in central Basse Terre is a 15-km-long chain of stratovolcanoes that were active about 1.25 to 0.45 million years ago (Komorowski et al., 2005). The youngest eruptions took place at the southern end of the chain, at Sans Toucher volcano. The Bouillante geothermal field was developed along the coast in submarine volcaniclastic rocks.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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