Ela volcano

Stratovolcano 934 m / 3064 ft
Ethiopia, 12.52°N / 41.19°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Ela volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene)

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Background

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).
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Ela Photos

Lighthouse-church Virgen de Candelaria, La Frontera, sitting on a relatively young cinder cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lighthouse-church Virgen de Candelaria, La Frontera, sitting on a relatively young cinder cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Colorful rhyolite mountains of Landmannalaugur, Iceland (Photo: Thierry Basset)
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 produce vast lava flow fields of relatively fluid basalt lava. Kilauea volcano is the best location to observe this fascinating type of lava in activity from close.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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)
Aurora Borealis (northern lights) from Landmannalaugur (Iceland) on 12 Sep 2014 (Photo: AndreasIrgang)
 



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