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Kakepuku volcano

Lava cone(s) 450 m / 1476 ft
New Zealand, -38.07°S / 175.25°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kakepuku volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 21 Mar 2020
Sat, 21 Mar 01:31 UTCM 2.2 / 87.9 km28 kmNew Zealand

Background:

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.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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