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Chiracha volcano

Stratovolcano 1650 m / 5,413 ft
Ethiopia, 6.65°N / 38.12°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Chiracha volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Chiracha volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Chiracha is a rhyolitic stratovolcano located on the Wonji fault belt NE of Lake Abaya. All rift zone volcanoes are thought to be Pleistocene-to-Holocene in age, with the possible exception of Chiracha, which may be pre-Holocene. The nearby Holocene fissure basalts located to the west (Mohr and Wood 1976, WoldeGabriel 1987, pers. comm.), may be those of the northern Lake Abaya area of the Hobicha Caldera.
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