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Crown Island volcano

Stratovolcano 298 m / 978 ft
Papua New Guinea, -5.12°S / 146.95°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Crown Island volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

The deeply dissected 3-km-wide Crown Island is covered by rain forest. There is no known thermal activity or recorded eruptions. Young tephras on the island probably originate from Long Island (Johnson et al., 1972). Possible submarine debris-avalanche deposits lie both north and south of the island (Silver et al., 2009).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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