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Atherton Volcanic Province vulcano

Aggiornato: 30 nov. 2022 07:30 GMT -
volcanic field (shields, cinder cones, maars) 1160 m / 3806 ft
Northeastern Queensland, Australia, -17.3°S / 145.72°E
Stato attuale: estinto (probabilmente) (0 di 5)

Along with the Newer Volcanics Province, Atherton Volcanic Province is one of two known potentially still active volcanic provinces in Australia.
Located in northeastern Queensland, this volcanic field covers an area of 1800 km2 and contains 52 eruptive centers, including small lava shields, cinder cones, maars, and one diatreme. The maars, the only ones in Northern Queensland, range in age from 200,000 to 10,000 years before present.

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Stile eruttivo tipico: effusive and explosive
Eruzioni del vulcano Atherton Volcanic Province: between 200,000 - 10,000 years ago

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