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Methana

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  • Greece
  • Minor (Basaltic) (Lava dome(s))
  • 258 BCE
  • Country
  • Landform (Volc Type)
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 37.6186°N
  • 23.3331°E

  • 380 m
    1247 ft

  • 212020
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Methana.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Methana.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Methana.

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

There is data available for 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

[ 1922 Aug ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1922 Aug - Unknown Evidence from Unknown

List of 1 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion Uncertain

0258 BCE ± 18 years Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 3

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Kameno Vouno
0258 BCE ± 18 years - Unknown Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 5 Events for Episode 1 at Kameno Vouno

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow Entered water.
   - - - -    - - - - Lava dome
0258 BCE ± 18 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Methana.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Methana.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 23 samples associated with this volcano can be found in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections, and may be availble for research (contact the Rock and Ore Collections Manager). Catalog number links will open a window with more information.

Catalog Number Sample Description Lava Source Collection Date
NMNH 111123-855 Hornblende-Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98784 Dacite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98788 Dacite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98789 Hornblende Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98790 Hornblende Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98791-1 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98791-2 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98792-1 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98792-2 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98792-3 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98793 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98794 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98795 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98796 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98797 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98798 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98799 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98800 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98801 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98802 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98803 Hypersthene Andesite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98805 Dacite KAMENO VOUNO --
NMNH 98806 Hypersthene Basalt KAMENO VOUNO --
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