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William volcano

Stratovolcano 886 m / 2907 ft
Vanuatu, -18.7°S / 169.08°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
William volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 23 May 2020
Sat, 23 May 16:52 UTCM 4.8 / 214.3 km17 km113km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu


The low basaltic William stratovolcano of Pleistocene age dominates the northern end of Erromango Island. Headward erosion by streams has excavated a 5-6 km diameter erosion caldera which is partially filled by a basaltic lava plug (Colley and Ash, 1971).
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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