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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-12424

The Gallego Volcanic Field covers around 800 km2 on NW Guadalcanal Island, and 30 km2 on Savo to the N, with the former area shown in this June 2018 Planet Labs satellite image monthly mosaic (N is at the top; this image is approximately 27 km across). This image contains many eroded edifices, including Komambulu along the western shore (about halfway up the image). The Esperance volcanic center is at the northern end, and the Gallego volcanic ridge is to the SE. Satellite image courtesy of Planet Labs, 2018.

The Gallego Volcanic Field covers around 800 km2 on NW Guadalcanal Island, and 30 km2 on Savo to the N, with the former area shown in this June 2018 Planet Labs satellite image monthly mosaic (N is at the top; this image is approximately 27 km across). This image contains many eroded edifices, including Komambulu along the western shore (about halfway up the image). The Esperance volcanic center is at the northern end, and the Gallego volcanic ridge is to the SE.

Satellite image courtesy of Planet Labs, 2018.

Keywords: volcanic field


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