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Tahiti-Iti volcano

Shield 1169 m / 3835 ft
Tahiti, France, -17.8°S / -149.24°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Tahiti-Iti volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

The smaller and younger of two coalescing shield volcanoes on Tahiti, Tahiti-Iti (Taiarapu) is connected to Tahiti-Nui by a narrow isthmus. Potassium-Argon ages range from 0.48-0.38 million years ago (Duncan and Mcdougall 1976).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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