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Sao Vicente volcano

Stratovolcano 725 m / 2,379 ft
Cape Verde, 16.85°N / -24.97°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Sao Vicente volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions No recent earthquakes
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Background:

The 15 x 25 km island of Sao Vicente contains mafic Holocene lavas covering prominent peninsulas on the eastern and NE sides (Mitchell-Thome, 1976). The island has an irregular shoreline. The largest indentation is formed by a caldera on the NW coast that is breached by the sea and forms the setting for the port of Mindelo, the island's largest village.
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