Pyroclastic cone 488 m / 1601 ft
Antarctica, -74.46°S / -131.85°WCurrent status
: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | ReportsObiglio volcano books
Typical eruption style
Obiglio volcano eruptions
: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
No recent earthquakes
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Mt. Obiglio is a strombolian-phreatomagmatic cone on Grant Island with a Potassium-Argon date of 0.51 million years ago (LeMasurier and Thomson, 1990).
---Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
See also: Sentinel hub
| Landsat 8
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