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Cap-Vert volcano

Volcanic field unknown
Senegal, 14.77°N / -17.4°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Cap-Vert volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

Volcanism on the Cap-Vert Peninsula took place in five episodes from the Oligocene to the Pleistocene, ending about 600,000 years ago. The volcanic field covers an area of about 100 km2 on the peninsula hosting the capital city of Dakar.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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