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Hut Point Peninsula volcano

Pyroclastic cone(s) 431 m / 1414 ft
Antarctica, -77.75°S / 166.75°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Hut Point Peninsula volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Hut Point Peninsula volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Hut Point Peninsula consists of a 20-km-long line of basaltic scoria cones south of Erebus. Potassium-Argon dates range from 0.44 to 1.34 million years ago (LeMasurier and Thomson, 1990). Martin et al. (2010) listed a 0.5 Ma date.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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