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Ngorongoro

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  • Tanzania
  • Africa and Red Sea
  • Caldera
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 3.17°S
  • 35.57°E

  • 2376 m
    7795 ft

  • 222811
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Ngorongoro.

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The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Ngorongoro.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Ngorongoro. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Ngorongoro 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 Ngorongoro.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Ngorongoro.

Photo Gallery

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Ngorongoro.

GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.


Title: Oldonyo Lengai (Ol Doinyo)
Publisher: DOS
Country: Tanzania E Af
Year: 1966
Series: Y742 (422)
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Oldonyo Lengai (Ol Doinyo)

Title: Kitumbeine West
Publisher: DOS
Country: Tanzania E Af
Year: 1966
Series: Y742 (422)
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Kitumbeine West

Title: Amboseli
Publisher: Survey of Kenya
Country: Kenya AF
Year: 1965
Series: Y503
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Amboseli

Title: Mombasa-Nairobi
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Africa
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Mombasa-Nairobi
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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