Volcanoes of South Sandwich Islands (8)

Candlemas Island | Hodson | Leskov Island | Michael | Montagu Island | Protector Shoal | Thule Islands | Zavodovski
The South Sandwich Islands are a British overseas territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean located southeast of South America and north of Antarctica. The islands form an volcanic island arc caused by the subduction zone of the Sandwich microplate under the South American plate.

Volcano list

Candlemas Island

(Stratovolcano 550 m / 1,804 ft)
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Hodson

(Stratovolcano 1005 m / 3,297 ft)
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Leskov Island

(Stratovolcano 190 m / 623 ft)
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Michael

(Stratovolcano 990 m / 3,248 ft)
Michael volcano is a young and frequently active stratovolcano dominating the glaciated Saunders Island, located in the center of the South Sandwich Islands.
Mt Michael volcano has a 700 m wide summit crater that often contains a lava lake, but due to its remote location, ... [more]

Montagu Island

(Shield volcano 1370 m / 4,495 ft)
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Protector Shoal

(Submarine volcano -27 m / - 89 ft)
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Thule Islands

(Stratovolcanoes 1075 m / 3,527 ft)
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Zavodovski

(stratovolcano 551 m / 1,808 ft)
Mt Curry volcano (also referred to as Mt Asphyxia) is the active volcano on the uninhabited, 5 km wide Zavodovski island at the northernmost end of the South Sandwich Islands. [more]
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