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Katete volcano

Stratovolcano 2481 m / 8140 ft
Tanzania, -9.11°S / 33.75°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Katete volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

This largely eroded Pleistocene volcano NE of Rungwe has never been studied systematically (Fontijn et al., 2012). A phonolite/trachyte sample from Katete was K-Ar dated by Ebinger et al. (1989) at 2.35 +/- 0.04 Ma.
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