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Volcano Calendar 2019
: We're proud to present our 2019 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published."
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The Volcano Adventure Guide
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Sunday, Jun 16, 2019
A small earthquake swarm occurred last Friday (14 June) under the SE flank of Teide volcano. It was a very weak event which doesn't suggest that the volcano is about to awake in a near future. ...
Friday, Jan 06, 2017
A shallow magnitude 3 earthquake occurred almost directly under the summit of Teide volcano in 3 km depth today (at 12:18 UTC). ...
16 Jun 2019
Style éruptif tipique
Eruptions du volcan Tenerife
: probably around 1600 AD
|Heure||Mag. / Depth||Distance||Location|
|Mon, 19 Aug 2019|
|Mon, 19 Aug 23:42 UTC||M 1.4 / 15 km||16 km||W G (Spain)|
|Sun, 18 Aug 2019|
|Sun, 18 Aug 23:17 UTC||M 1.0 / 8 km||17 km||Nw Fasnia.itf (Spain)|
|Sun, 18 Aug 23:17 UTC||M 1.2 / 7 km||17 km||Nw Fasnia.itf (Spain)|
|Sun, 18 Aug 22:01 UTC||M 0.3 / 3 km||12 km||Nw Fasnia.itf (Spain)|
|Sun, 18 Aug 22:01 UTC||M 0.8 / 14 km||11 km||Nw Fasnia.itf (Spain)|
The large triangular island of Tenerife is composed of a complex of overlapping Miocene-to-Quaternary stratovolcanoes that have remained active into historical time.
The NE-trending Cordillera Dorsal volcanic massif joins the Las Cañadas volcano on the SW side of Tenerife with older volcanoes, creating the largest volcanic complex of the Canary Islands. Controversy surrounds the formation of the dramatic 10 x 17 km Las Cañadas caldera, which is partially filled by 3715-m-high Teide stratovolcano, the highest peak in the Atlantic Ocean. The origin of the caldera has been considered to be due entirely or in part to either a massive landslide (in a manner similar to the earlier formation of the massive La Orotava and Guimar valleys in the Cordillera Dorsal) or due to major explosive eruptions. The most recent stage of activity beginning in the late Pleistocene included the construction of the Pico Viejo and Teide edifices. Tenerife was perhaps observed in eruption by Christopher Columbus, and several flank vents on the Canary Island's most active volcano have been active during historical time. Source: Smithsonian GVP
Volcanic Cone and small town beside it, near Mount Teide, Tenerife, Canary Islands (Photo: WNomad)
Above the clouds framing El Teide volcano, Tenerife, Canary islands (Photo: Janka)
Clouds moving up the hillsides of El Teide volcano, Tenerife, Canary islands (Photo: Janka)
Teide volcano on Tenerife Island (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Fumarole at top of highest mountain in Spain and highest volcano in Europe, Pico del Teide (3718m), Tenerife, Canary Islands (Photo: WNomad)
Teno mountains near Masca, Tenerife, Canary islands (Photo: Janka)
Voyages au volcan Tenerife Europe's Volcanic Outpost
(Walking and study tour to the Canary Islands: Lanzarote, La Palma, El Hierro and Tenerife)
Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery:
: A third tectonic setting where volcanism occurs is believed to be the result of mantle plumes and not directly related to plate boundaries. So called hot spot volcanoes fall into this category.
Tours to erupting volcanoes
: From time to time, we organize special tours to see volcanoes in eruption. These are often announced only few days or weeks in advance. Find out more!
List and map of all volcanoes in Africa. Most volcanoes are located in the Great Rift Valley, but there are more.