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Tolokiwa volcano

Stratovolcano 1372 m / 4501 ft
Papua New Guinea, -5.32°S / 147.58°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Tolokiwa volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Tolokiwa volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

The circular 8-km-wide island of Tolokiwa contains a summit crater breached to the NE that is largely filled by a later cone. The volcano is of Quaternary age (Johnson et al. 1972). The largest documented submarine debris-avalanche deposit mapped in the Bismarck Arc lies north of Tolokiwa (Silver et al., 2009).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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