Manzaz Volcanic Field

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  • Volcanic Region
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  • Last Known Eruption
  • 23.92°N
  • 5.83°E

  • 1672 m
    5484 ft

  • 225006
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Manzaz Volcanic Field.

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


This NASA Landsat image shows small scoria cones and lava flows of the Manzaz volcanic field in the Hoggar (Ahaggar) volcanic district of Algeria. The volcanic field covers an area of 1500 sq km, overlying Precambrian metamorphic and plutonic rocks of the Tuareg shield. Many cones are breached, and the dominantly basaltic and basanitic volcanic products are rich in peridotite and pyroxenite xenoliths and megacrysts. The youngest volcanoes rest on Neolithic terraces and are of Holocene age.

NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov).
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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database


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

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