Gad Elu volcano
Typical eruption style
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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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).
---Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
See also: Sentinel hub
| Landsat 8
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