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Tangaroa volcano

Submarine volcano 600 m / 1,968 ft
New Zealand, -36.32°S / 178.03°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
Tangaroa volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Tangaroa volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 29 Jun
Thu, 29 Jun 07:04 UTCM 5.4 / 273.4 km42 kmNew Zealand

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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