BackgroundFantale is known for welded ash flows thought to correspond to violent eruptions that were followed by the formation of its 2.5 x 4.5 km summit caldera surrounded by steep walls up to 500 m high. The volcano was built on a WNW-ESE-trending orientation perpendicular to the axis of Ethiopian Rift and flank vents exist on the same line.
Fantale is a large stratovolcano on the floor of the Ethiopian Rift Valley, truncated by a 6km wide caldera, which shows numerous deposits of young lava eruptions. The la...
The truncated cone of Fantale volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lake Awash at the bottom of the RIft Valley mirrors Fantale volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
1700 m a.s.l. Finally,- Franz is the first to arrive on the rim and get a vew of the large caldera of Fantale volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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