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Roca Redonda volcano

Shield 67 m / 220 ft
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, 0.27°N / -91.63°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Roca Redonda volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

The tiny flat-topped islet of Roca Redonda, only 50 x 100 m wide, is the remnant of a large shield volcano north of Isabela Island. Shallow submarine fumaroles are present around the island, and a single K-Ar date of essentially zero age (53 +/- 54 ka) was obtained.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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