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Shepard Island volcano

Tuff cone(s) 487 m / 1598 ft
Antarctica, -74.42°S / -132.55°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Shepard Island volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Shepard Island volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Shepard Island consists of a group of tuff cones and a possible lava dome. The youngest dated rock at Worley Point has a Potassium-Argon date of 0.42 million years ago (LeMasurier and Thomson 1990).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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