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  • Kenya
  • Kenyan Rift Zone
  • Shield | Shield
  • 6550 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 1.98°N
  • 36.43°E

  • 817 m
    2,680 ft

  • 222040
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Namarunu.

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

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

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.

6550 BCE ± 1500 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Lower eastern flanks
6550 BCE ± 1500 years - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Lower eastern flanks

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion Uncertain
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow Uncertain
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Namarunu.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Namarunu.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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