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Manengouba volcano

Stratovolcano 2411 m / 7,910 ft
Cameroon, 5.03°N / 9.83°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Manengouba volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptionsNo recent earthquakes
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Background:

The well-preserved Manengouba stratovolcano rises to 2411 m across the Tombel Graben from Mount Cameroon and has two concentric summit calderas, Elengoum and Eboga. The older 6-km-wide Elengoum caldera is poorly defined and probably formed between about 800,000 and 600,000 years ago. Large lava flows traveled down the NE flanks from a breach on the eastern caldera rim. The younger 3-km-wide Eboga caldera is thought to have formed about 250,000 years ago. Younger volcanism of unknown age has constructed a SW-NE line of crater lakes and cinder cones across the caldera floor of the dominantly basaltic-to-trachytic volcano.
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