Volcanoes of Myanmar (5)

Lower Chindwin | Medaw Island | Popa | Singu Plateau | Thaton
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Burma (Myanmar) has a few active volcanoes related to the subduction of the Indo-Pacific under the Eurasian tectonic plate.

Volcano list

Lower Chindwin

(volcanic field 385 m / 1,263 ft)
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]

Medaw Island

(Fissure vent(s) 115 m / 377 ft)
[more]

Popa

(stratovolcano 1518 m / 4,980 ft)
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 Plateau

(fissure vents 507 m / 1,663 ft)
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]

Thaton

(Fissure vent(s) 30 m / 98 ft)
[more]
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