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Rose Island volcano

Shield 3 m / 10 ft
Samoa, US, -14.55°S / -168.16°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Rose Island volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

The easternmost volcanic pile of the Samoa Islands, Rose Island is a coral atoll with sand beaches constructed on a volcanic basement in late-Pleistocene time (Stearns, 1944).
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