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Fatu Hiva volcano

Shield 955 m / 3133 ft
Marquesas Islands, France, -10.47°S / -138.65°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Fatu Hiva volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Fatu Hiva is the SE-most and youngest of the Marquesas Islands. Potassium-Argon dates for the island, a shield volcano with a large summit caldera truncated on the west, range from 1.39-1.30 million years ago (Duncan and Mcdougall, 1974).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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