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Pitons de Carbets volcano

Stratovolcano 1196 m / 3924 ft
Martinique Island, France, 14.7°N / -61.12°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Pitons de Carbets volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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The Pitons de Carbets volcanic complex SE of Montagne Pelée, was active during the Pliocene and Pleistocene. The early edifice was cut by a major flank-collapse leaving a breached caldera open to the west, inside which a group of lava domes known as the Pitons were constructed.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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