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  • Ethiopia
  • Africa and Red Sea
  • Stratovolcano
  • Unknown - Evidence Credible
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 13.304°N
  • 40.987°E

  • 784 m
    2572 ft

  • 221107
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Borawli.

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Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Borawli. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Borawli page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Borawli.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Borawli.

Photo Gallery

Borawli stratovolcano, located across Lake Giulietti (also known as Lake Afrera) from the Erta Ale Range, rises above the eastern shore of the lake. The upper part of the conical 812-m-high volcano, seen here from the NW, consists of trachytic lava flows overlying basaltic flows. Young obsidian domes south of the volcano are the likely source of rounded pumice fragments found around the lake. Evaporation of water from Lake Giulietti has produced salt crystals that float on the lake surface, forming the while lines at the bottom of the photo.

Copyrighted photo by Marco Fulle, 2002 (Stromboli On-Line,
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The Tat Ali volcanic massif extends across the right-hand side of this NASA Landsat image, east of Lake Afrera (center). This basaltic-to-pantelleritic shield volcano displays an elongated central depression partially filled by recent basaltic lava flows. The dark-colored flows at the upper right were erupted from fissures at the northern end of the Tat Ali complex. Borawli volcano lies at the right-center, between Tat Ali and Lake Afrera (also known as Lake Giulietti), and the lava flows at the upper left are from the flanks of the Hayli Dubbi complex.

NASA Landsat image, 1999 (courtesy of Hawaii Synergy Project, Univ. of Hawaii Institute of Geophysics & Planetology).
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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Borawli in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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