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Young Island

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  • Antarctica
  • Antarctica
  • Stratovolcano
  • Unknown - Evidence Uncertain
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 66.42°S
  • 162.47°E

  • 1340 m
    4396 ft

  • 390011
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Young Island.

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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 Young Island. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Young Island 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 Young Island.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Young Island.

Photo Gallery

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Young Island.

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: Balleny
Publisher: Department of Scientific and Industrial Research
Country: New Zealand
Year: 1970
Series: Oceanic
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Balleny

Title: Young and Borradaile Islands
Publisher: Department of Scientific and Industrial Research
Country: New Zealand
Year: 1969
Series: Island
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Young and Borradaile Islands
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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