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Terror volcano

Shield 3262 m / 10702 ft
Antarctica, -77.52°S / 168.55°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Terror volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Mount Terror is a large basaltic shield volcano forming the eastern portion of Ross Island with numerous pyroclastic cones and lava domes. The youngest dated rocks are 0.82 million years ago (Ma) from the lower slopes of Terror and 0.8 Ma from the summit of Terra Nova, a large basaltic cone on the W flank (LeMasurier and Thomson, 1990).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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