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Emuruangogolak

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  • Kenya
  • Kenyan Rift Zone
  • Shield | Shield
  • 1910 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 1.5°N
  • 36.33°E

  • 1285 m
    4216 ft

  • 222051
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

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

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

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

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 8 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

1910 ± 50 years Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode South caldera rim
1910 ± 50 years - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Magnetism

List of 3 Events for Episode 1 at South caldera rim

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone
1910 ± 50 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

1700 ± 100 years Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode South caldera rim
1700 ± 100 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at South caldera rim

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
1700 ± 100 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

1300 ± 150 years Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode NE flank
1300 ± 150 years - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Magnetism

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at NE flank

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
1300 ± 150 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

1230 ± 150 years Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode NE flank
1230 ± 150 years - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Magnetism

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at NE flank

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
1230 ± 150 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

1160 ± 150 years Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode NE flank
1160 ± 150 years - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Magnetism

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at NE flank

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
1160 ± 150 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

1120 ± 150 years Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode North flank
1120 ± 150 years - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Magnetism

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at North flank

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
1120 ± 150 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

6550 BCE ± 1500 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode North flank
6550 BCE ± 1500 years - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology

List of 3 Events for Episode 1 at North flank

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone

8050 BCE ± 1000 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode North flank
8050 BCE ± 1000 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)

List of 1 Events for Episode 1 at North flank

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

There is no Deformation History data available for Emuruangogolak.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Emuruangogolak.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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