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Southern EPR-Segment I volcano

Submarine volcano -2600? m / - 8,530 ft
Eastern Pacific Ocean, East Pacifc Rise, -18.53°S / -113.42°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Southern EPR-Segment I volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Southern EPR-Segment I volcano eruptions: 1915 ± 40 years No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

The narrow axial crest of Segment I of the Southern East Pacific Rise in some places is less than 50 m wide. An axial dome is located along the southern part of the segment. The largest lava flow field in this EPR segment is the Animal Farm flow, named after a thriving low-temperature hydrothermal site discovered during a submersible expedition in 1993. The Animal Farm lava flow was dated by magnetic paleointensity measurements at about 1880-1950 AD, and older flows were dated by similar techniques to the 17th and 19th centuries.
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Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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