Volcanoes of South Sandwich Islands (8 volcanoes)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.
|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]
|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]|