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Tangaroa volcano

Updated: Jul 4, 2022 15:17 GMT - Refresh
Submarine volcano 600 m / 1,968 ft
New Zealand, -36.32°S / 178.03°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Tangaroa volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions
Lastest nearby earthquakes: No recent earthquakes

Background

Tangaroa submarine volcano in the southern Kermadec arc rises to within 600 m of the sea surface. The volcano is elongated in a NW-SE direction and contains smaller cones on its SE to eastern flanks. A larger edifice lies further to the SE. Tangaroa lies between Clark and Rumble V submarine volcanoes near the southern end of the Kermadec arc and is one of more than a half dozen volcanoes in this part of the arc showing evidence for active hydrothermal vent fields.
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Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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