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Gad Elu volcano

Stratovolcano 1548 m / 5079 ft
Ethiopia, 12.41°N / 41.06°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Gad Elu volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Gad Elu is a 20-km-wide silicic stratovolcano with minor lava domes around the main cone and late-stage obsidian lava flows. Potassium-argon dates range from 1.46 to 0.38 million years (Lahitte et al., 2003a, 2003b).
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