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Lanai volcano

Shield 1021 m / 3350 ft
Hawaiian Islands, United States, 20.82°N / -156.85°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Lanai volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

The Pleistocene Lanai shield volcano was constructed along three rift zones, the most prominent of which is the NW rift zone. The large submarine Clark debris avalanche extended 150 km S (Moore et al. 1989). A caldera is located at the southern end of the island. Lava and spatter cones were formed along the rift zones. A single Potassium-Argon date of 1.28 +/- 0.4 million years ago has been obtained on Lanai basalts.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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