Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-06189
The ice-filled crater of Petrel maar is here seen from the southwest; this approximately 300-m-wide crater formed in a phreatomagmatic eruption about 1905 CE. Petrel maar and Deacon Peak are the two main vents identified on Penguin Island, and represent the youngest activity.
Photo by Oscar González-Ferrán (University of Chile).
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