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Tabarin Peninsula volcano

Shield? 730 m / 2395 ft
Antarctica, -63.6°S / -57°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Tabarin Peninsula volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

Extensive plateau basalts on the southern Tabarin Peninsula may have erupted from fissures, small centers, or a large shield volcano. Basalts and tuff breccias are also found on Jonassen, Andersson, Rosamel and Dundee Islands. The only radiometric ages are 1.1 and 0.9 million years ago from rocks on the Tabarin Peninsula (LeMasurier and Thomson 1990).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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