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Blit volcano

Unknown 1198 m / 3930 ft
Philippines, 6.96°N / 124.23°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Blit volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

Last earthquakes nearby

No recent earthquakes
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Background

Mt. Blit, a poorly known volcanic complex in south-central Mindanao, south of Cotabato City, has two main summits. The youngest dated rocks of the basaltic-to-dacitic volcano, also known as Blik, are about 760,000 years old.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Blit Photos

Lightning in the eruption ash column of an explosion of Anak Krakatau (Nov 2010) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lightning in the eruption ash column of an explosion of Anak Krakatau (Nov 2010) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
One of the rare (every 2-12 hrs approximately) vulcanian-type explosions at night with a large lightning forming inside the turbulent ash cloud. (1 Sep 09) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
One of the rare (every 2-12 hrs approximately) vulcanian-type explosions at night with a large lightning forming inside the turbulent ash cloud. (1 Sep 09) (Photo: Tom Pf...
Lightning strikes on the erupting volcano. The situation is quite uncomfortable... (c)
Lightning strikes on the erupting volcano. The situation is quite uncomfortable... (c)
Vulcanian eruption at night with lightning (1 Sep 09). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Vulcanian eruption at night with lightning (1 Sep 09). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 


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