Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-12673
The 1-km-wide (maximum E-W direction) Leskov Island is shown in this 19 March 2021 PlanetScope satellite image (N is at the top). The island is the surface manifestation of a seamount chain that extends 60 km SW of Zavodovski in the South Sandwich Islands and is the smallest of the island group. The island coastline is entirely cliffs and it is constructed of eroded lava flows.
Satellite image courtesy of Planet Labs Inc., 2021 (https://www.planet.com/).
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Keywords: island volcano | erosion