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  • Tanzania
  • Africa and Red Sea
  • Stratovolcano
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 9.112°S
  • 33.746°E

  • 2481 m
    8140 ft

  • 422827
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

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

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Katete.

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: Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Africa-E
Year: 1986
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Title: Tanganyika Preliminary Plot (2)
Publisher: DCS Directorate of Colonial Surveys
Country: Tanzania AF
Year: 1954
Series: 22
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Tanganyika Preliminary Plot (2)
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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