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Niihau volcano

Shield 390 m / 1280 ft
Hawaiian Islands, United States, 21.95°N / -160.08°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Niihau volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Niihau is the eroded remnant of a Miocene to Pliocene shield volcano. Rejuvenation during the late Pliocene and Pleistocene produced a series of small shield volcanoes, cinder cones and tuff cones.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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