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Morne la Vigie volcano

Pyroclastic cone 831 m / 2726 ft
Haiti, 18.78°N / -72.28°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Morne la Vigie volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Morne la Vigie, a well-preserved nepheline basaltic scoria cone in the Saut d'Eau area north of Port-au-Prince, was dated at about 1.5 million years and represents the youngest volcanism in Haiti (Wadge and Wooden, 1982; Haiti Bureau of Mines and Energy brochure).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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