Kerimasi volcano

Stratovolcano 2600 m / 8530 ft
Tanzania, -2.87°S / 35.95°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kerimasi 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

The carbonatitic volcano Kerimasi sits astride a major fault scarp of the eastern Gregory Rift and erupted during the last major episode of faulting 0.6-0.4 million years ago (Hay 1983).
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Kerimasi Photos

As we leave Lengai on 21 January and drive past Kerimasi volcano, a last view on now distant Lengai volcano shows no activity there... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
As we leave Lengai on 21 January and drive past Kerimasi volcano, a last view on now distant Lengai volcano shows no activity there... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lengai's extinct neighbor volcano, Kerimasi. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lengai's extinct neighbor volcano, Kerimasi. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Kerimasi volcano seen from the slope of Lengai. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Kerimasi volcano seen from the slope of Lengai. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 



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