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Tahiti-Nui volcano

Shield 1631 m / 5351 ft
Tahiti, France, -17.7°S / -149.52°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Tahiti-Nui volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
No recent earthquakes

Background:

Tahiti-Nui is the larger of two coalescing shield volcanoes forming the island of Tahiti. Much of the original volcano is intact; the central caldera is drained to the north by the Papenoo River. Potassium-Argon dates range from 1.23-0.48 million years ago (Duncan and Mcdougall, 1976).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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