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Biu Plateau

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  • Nigeria
  • Africa and Red Sea
  • Volcanic field
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 10.75°N
  • 12.088°E

  • 930 m
    3051 ft

  • 224050
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Biu Plateau.

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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.

Eruptive History

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

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Biu Plateau.

Photo Gallery

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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, Central African Republic, Chad, Niger, Nigeria
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Africa, W Central
Year: 1982
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Niger, Nigeria
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 Biu Plateau in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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