Burma (Myanmar) has a few active volcanoes related to the subduction of the Indo-Pacific under the Eurasian tectonic plate.
|The Lower Chindwin volcano is a field of 7 or 8 explosion craters along the lower Chindwin River in central Myanmar. |
Most cones and lava flows are older than 10,000 years, but a very young-looking basalt flow forms a plateau north of Thayet-Pingan. [more]
|Mt. Popa volcano is a large stratovolcano at the northern end of the|
Pegu Yoma Hills range in central Burma.
The steep-sided volcano rises 1150 m from its base of a surrounding lava plateau. It had an eruption in or around 442 BC, which is preserved in local legends. [more]
|Singu Volcano, or better the Singu Plateau (also known as Letha Taung) is a young lava plateau of basaltic-trachyandesite lava in north-central Burma, north of the city of Mandalay. |
Eruptions less than 10,000 years ago produced large lava flows from a series of fissure ven... [more]