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Silali

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  • Kenya
  • Kenyan Rift Zone
  • Shield | Shield
  • 5050 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 1.15°N
  • 36.23°E

  • 1528 m
    5013 ft

  • 222052
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

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

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

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

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 3 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

5050 BCE ± 2000 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Upper east flank
5050 BCE ± 2000 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: Ar/Ar

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Upper east flank

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Lava dome

6050 BCE ± 3000 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Eastern part of caldera
6050 BCE ± 3000 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: Ar/Ar

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at Eastern part of caldera

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

7050 BCE ± 2000 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Upper east flank
7050 BCE ± 2000 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: Ar/Ar

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Upper east flank

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

There is no Deformation History data available for Silali.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Silali.

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 Silali in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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