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San Carlos

Photo of this volcano
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Africa and Red Sea
  • Shield
  • Unknown - Evidence Credible
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 3.35°N
  • 8.52°E

  • 2260 m
    7413 ft

  • 224002
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for San Carlos.

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The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for San Carlos.

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

Eruptive History

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

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for San Carlos.

Photo Gallery

A broad caldera, partially surrounded by clouds left of center, cuts the summit of San Carlos volcano. This a basaltic shield volcano forms the toe on the SW side of boot-shaped Bioko (Fernando Poo) Island. This NASA Landsat view (with north to the top) also shows neighboring San Joaquin volcano, with its smaller lake-filled caldera, at the right.

NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
See title for photo information.
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: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, et al
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Africa-W
Year: 1984
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, et al
Title: Cameroon
Publisher: US Central Intelligence Agency
Country: Cameroon, W-Af
Year: 1975
Map Type: Geographic
Scale: 1:6,250
Map of Cameroon
Title: Italy Road Map
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Italy
Year: 1943
Series: AMS
Map Type: Road
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Italy Road Map
Title: Italy Road Map
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Italy
Year: 1943
Series: AMS
Map Type: Road
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Italy Road Map
Title: Italy Road Map
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Italy
Year: 1943
Series: AMS
Map Type: Road
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Italy Road Map
Title: Italy Road Map
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Italy
Year: 1943
Series: AMS
Map Type: Road
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Italy Road Map
Title: Pantelleria
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Italy
Year: 1941
Series: GSGS
Map Type: Road
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Pantelleria
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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