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Muhavura volcano

Stratovolcano 4127 m / 13,540 ft
Uganda/Rwanda, -1.38°S / 29.67°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Muhavura volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptionsNo recent earthquakes
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Background:

Muhavura volcano rises to 4127 m at the NE end of the Virunga Range. It is a relatively youthful stratovolcano with a small 40-m-wide lake in its summit crater. The 3474-m-high Gahinga (Mgahinga) volcano is joined to Muhavura on the west by a broad saddle. The two volcanoes have produced basanitic-to-trachyandesitic lavas. A small parasitic crater has been recently active, but the age of the latest eruption of Muhavura is not known.
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