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  • Madagascar
  • Middle East and Indian Ocean
  • Volcanic field
  • Unknown - Evidence Credible
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 12.6°S
  • 49.15°E

  • 1475 m
    4838 ft

  • 233011
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Ambre-Bobaomby.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Ambre-Bobaomby.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Ambre-Bobaomby.

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Eruptive History

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

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Ambre-Bobaomby.

Photo Gallery

The cloud-covered area left of center is the Ambre volcanic massif. The broad Ambre-Bobaomby volcanic field extends from near the eastern coast (bottom) to include the Orontany Peninsula at the upper right. The north-pointing, arrow-shaped Cape Ambre peninsula forming the extreme northern tip of Madagascar lies at the lower right in this Space Shuttle view. The Ambre-Bobaomby volcanic field consists of Miocene volcanics capped by very recent cones and crater lakes.

NASA Space Shuttle image STS103-732-41, 1999 (
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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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