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Flores volcan

Mise à jour: 31 janv.. 2023 04:49 GMT -
stratovolcano, phreatomagmatic craters 915 m
Açores (Le Portugal), 39.44°N / -31.23°W
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

Flores Island and Corvo Island to its north are located far west of the rest of the Azores islands and are the only two Azorean volcanoes lying west of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

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Style éruptif tipique: Explosive
Eruptions du volcan Flores: 2900 years ago

Derniers séismes proches

No recent earthquakes

Introduction

The 10 x 15 km island of Flores is dotted by numerous pyroclastic cones and craters. Several young phreatomagmatic craters and associated lava flows were erupted during the Holocene, including two about 3000 years ago. The Caldeira Funda de Lajes tuff ring formed about 3150 years ago, accompanied by a lava flow that traveled to the SE, reaching the coast at Lajes. The Caldeira Comprida tuff ring in Caldeira Seca, west-central Flores, erupted about 2900 years ago. It produced a lava flow that traveled NW-ward and reached the coast at Faja Grande.

Source: Smithsonian GVP


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS

Voyages au volcan Flores

Azores (Portugal)
Green Volcanoes
15 days geo and photo tour to the Azores Islands
15 days / 14 nights - Variable (dépendant de l'itinéraire choisi et vos préférences)
Prix 2795 €
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