Black Crater volcano
Typical eruption style
: unspecifiedBlack Crater volcano eruptions
: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
No recent earthquakes
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Black Crater is a Pleistocene basaltic-andesite shield volcano SE of Belknap volcano. Trout Creek Butte volcano lies to the SE of Black Crater, and scattered Pleistocene cinder cones lie to the NE.
---Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
A stronger strombolian eruption throws bombs to considerable height above the crater, but most of the bombs are hidden in the dense black ash, and only some of them are g...
Weathered blocks that have fallen down from the steep inner crater walls and a black layer of freshly ejected lapilli and spatter around the vent. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Oxidized layers of red and black scoria in the interior of the crater of the 2002-2003 eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Aerial view of the central part of the Erta Ale's summit caldera with the north crater (left), south crater (right) and camp site on the caldera rim (centre below). Note ...
The black lake, the crater of Dallol's last eruption in 1926 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Many dead birds are found near the black lake at Dallol, a small explosion crater west of the main complex of Dallol, and thought to have been created during the last kno...
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