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Jos Plateau volcano

Volcanic field 1177 m / 3862 ft
Nigeria, 9.5°N / 9°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Jos Plateau volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Volcanic features on the Jos Plateau include domes, single vents, and clusters of 3-4 cones aligned mainly NW-SE (Lar and others, 2013). Preliminary K-Ar dating of volcanci features reported by Lar and others (2013) showed an age range of 2.5-1.34 Ma.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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