Unea volcano

Caldera 579 m / 1900 ft
Papua New Guinea, -4.89°S / 149.14°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Unea 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

A 6-km-wide caldera rim forms the margin of Unea Island, which contains three post-caldera domes. The volcano is largely of Pleistocene age, although Holocene activity cannot be ruled out (Johnson 1990, pers. comm.).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Unea Photos

The colors of Dallol look unearthly. It is however only table salt, sulfur and a palette of other chemicals, expelled by the underlying volcano. (Photo: shinkov)
The colors of Dallol look unearthly. It is however only table salt, sulfur and a palette of other chemicals, expelled by the underlying volcano. (Photo: shinkov)
 



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