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East Tanna Volcano volcano

Stratovolcano 552 m / 1811 ft
Vanuatu, -19.42°S / 169.45°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
East Tanna Volcano volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
East Tanna Volcano volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Volcanic rocks forming much of the northern part of Tanna island originated from the Pleistocene East Tanna Volcano, now largely collapsed below sea level on the eastern side of the island (Robin et al. 1993). Lavas and pyroclastics along the east coast of the island have a westward dip. The Green Hill volcanics at the northern end of the island (Carney and Macfarlane 1979) can be considered a subordinate center to the East Tanna Volcano.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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