Stratovolcano 934 m / 3064 ft
Ethiopia, 12.52°N / 41.19°ECurrent status
: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | ReportsEla volcano books
Typical eruption style
: unspecifiedEla volcano eruptions
: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene)
No recent earthquakes
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The Ela silicic central volcano along the southern end of the Dadar graben was constructed by rhyolitic and trachtyic lavas capped by minor basaltic volcanism. The silicic stage was dated at about 0.52 million years (Lahitte et al., 2003a, 2003b).
---Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
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Colorful rhyolite mountains of Landmannalaugur, Iceland (Photo: Thierry Basset)
Glowing ropy pahoehoe lava from Kilauea volcano (Hawaii) at night (Mar 2017).
This type of lava texture is commonly found on the Hawaiian shield volcanoes which pro...
Aurora Borealis (northern lights) from Landmannalaugur (Iceland) on 12 Sep 2014 (Photo: AndreasIrgang)
Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, 8 May 2010 - explosions close-up from the summit crater (Photo: Martin Rietze)
The western crater has two vents; the one to the N (right), a narrow glowing hole, sometimes erupts strong vertical jets of lava, accompanied by detonation sounds. This o...
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