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Black Island volcano

Pyroclastic cone(s) 1041 m / 3415 ft
Antarctica, -78.22°S / 166.33°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Black 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:

A series of basaltic pyroclastic cones and trachytic lava domes form Black Island, in the Ross Sea west of White Island. Potassium-Argon dates of 3.4 Ma were obtained (LeMasurier and Thomson 1990). Martin et al. (2010) reported dates of 3.8-1.69 million years.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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