San Carlos

Photo of this volcano
  • 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
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for San Carlos.

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

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

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).

The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed 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.

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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