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SW Usangu Basin volcano

Lava domes 2179 m / 7,149 ft
Tanzania, -8.75°S / 33.8°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
SW Usangu Basin volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
SW Usangu Basin volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

A group of late-Pleistocene to Holocene phonolitic lava domes is located at the SW end of the Usangu Basin, NE of the Poroto Mountains. Vents of the SW Usangu Basin volcanic field are located along NNE-trending normal faults (Ebinger et al., 1989).
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Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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