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Maer Volcanic Province volcano

Pyroclastic cone(s) 171 m / 561 ft
Australia, -9.72°S / 143.83°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Maer Volcanic Province volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Maer Volcanic Province volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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No recent earthquakes

Background:

Eight small islands in the NE part of the Torres Straits form the northernmost east-Australian Cenozoic volcanic field. The Quaternary pyroclastic cones have been dated between 3 and 1 million years ago (Stephenson, in Johnson et al. 1989).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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