Typical eruption style
Kakepuku volcano eruptions
: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene)
No recent earthquakes
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Kakepuku is less eroded than neighboring Pliocene-lower Pleistocene Pirongia volcano (Briggs 1983). A flank cone lies to the north, and the Te Kawa lava cone, the only volcano of the Alexandra volcanic group to retain a crater, lies to the SE.
---Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
See also: Sentinel hub
| Landsat 8
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: A third tectonic setting where volcanism occurs is believed to be the result of mantle plumes and not directly related to plate boundaries. So called hot spot volcanoes fall into this category.