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Gaussberg volcano

Cone 370 m / 1214 ft
Antarctica, -66.78°S / 89.3°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Gaussberg volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Gaussgberg is an ice-free conical mountain composed primarily of subglacial eruptive products. No vent has been located and its present morphology is thought to result from glacial and subaerial erosion of a once-larger mountain that was formed about 55,000 years ago (LeMasurier and Thomson 1990).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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