Bilate River Field

Photo of this volcano
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  • Volcanic Region
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  • Last Known Eruption
  • 7.07°N
  • 38.1°E

  • 1700 m
    5576 ft

  • 221291
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Bilate River Field.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Bilate River Field.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Bilate River Field.

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

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Photo Gallery


Three lake-filled maars occupy the center of this NASA Landsat composite image (with north to the top). The Bilate River basin west of Lake Awasa (out of view to the right) contains a group of maars and tuff rings of Pleistocene and probable Holocene age. Active hot springs and fumaroles are located in this area.

NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database


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

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