Volcanoes of Vietnam (6 volcanoes)Bas Dong Nai | Cu-Lao Re | Haut Dong Nai | Ile des Cendres | Toroeng Prong | Veteran
Vietnam has a few volcanoes related to the subduction zone between the Eurasian and Philippine tectonic plates.
|Bas Dong Nai
|Bas Dong Nai volcano (also known as the Xuan Loc Plateau) is a volcanic field in SE Vietnam, east of Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon). It could be less than 10,000 years old and is the southernmost volcanic area in mainland Vietnam. Suzanna Mount is a well-preserved 180 m high basaltic ... [more]|
|Cu-Lao Re volcano is a group of 4 basaltic sub-aerial and 9 submarine volcanic cones 150 km off the coast of central Vietnam.
3 of the subaerial cones form Cù-Lao Ré Island, and the fourth forms Cù-Lao Bo Bai Island. [more]
|Haut Dong Nai
|Haut Dong Nai volcano (also known as the Djiring Plateau) is a field of both older and relatively young cones and lava flows in south-central Vietnam NE of Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon). The field covers 70 x 150 km and some of its vents could have erupted less than 10,000 years ago. [more]|
|Ile des Cendres
|Ile des Cendres ("Island of Ashes") volcano is a group of submarine volcanoes off the SE coast of Vietnam. It consists of 2 submarine cinder cones that formed temporary islands during the last eruption in 1923 and 2 submarine lava cones of uncertain age. Several other submarine v... [more]|
|Toroeng Prong volcano is a small basaltic cone in west-central Vietnam SW of the city of Quang Ngai. Toroeng volcano contains a crater lake and 3 vents. It is well preserved and could be less than 10,000 years old. [more]|
|Veteran is a submarine volcano 34 km SSE off the Grand Catwick Rock, located off the SE coast of Vietnam.
In 1880, a new reef was reported at this location. In 1882, it had disappeared, suggesting that a volcanic eruption had occurred.
Discolored water at the site, po... [more]