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Beethoven Peninsula volcano

Volcanic field 1050 m / 3445 ft
Antarctica, -71.55°S / -73.42°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Beethoven Peninsula volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

The Beethoven Peninsula contains nine nunataks consisting of basaltic lava flows and associated hyaloclastites. No primary volcanic edifice is preserved and it is not clear whether the exposures represent individual volcanic vents or a volcanic field. The youngest dated rocks are less than one million years old (LeMasurier and Thomson 1990).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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