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Crater Mountain volcan

Updated: 4 mars. 2024 16:12 GMT -
stratovolcano 3233 m / 10,607 ft
New Guinea (Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée), -6.58°S / 145.08°E
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

Crater Mountain volcano is a curved volcanic chain of 3000 m and higher peaks located in the highlands of New Guinea. The volcanoes are deeply eroded, but there are young flows covering the steep-sided valleys to the north and east, which might be of Holocene age. The easternmost Agotu Valley contains several small craters, cinder cones, and maars.
Crater Mountain is part of the 2700 km2 Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area, known for its spectacular scenery and traditional villages.

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Style éruptif tipique: explosive
Eruptions du volcan Crater Mountain: probably within the past 10,000 years

Derniers séismes proches

No recent earthquakes
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