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Ngozi

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  • Tanzania
  • Tanganyika-Rukwa-Malawi Rift Zone
  • Caldera | Caldera
  • 1450 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 9.0036°S
  • 33.552°E

  • 2,614 m
    8,576 ft

  • 222164
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

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

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

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

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 2 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

1450 ± 40 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption
1450 ± 40 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 3 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Pyroclastic flow
   - - - -    - - - - Ash

8250 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption VEI: 5 (?)

Episode 1 | Eruption Kitulo Pumice
8250 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 7 Events for Episode 1 at Kitulo Pumice

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Pyroclastic flow
   - - - -    - - - - Ash
   - - - -    - - - - Lapilli
   - - - -    - - - - Pumice
   - - - -    - - - - Caldera Explosion
8250 BCE
(?)
   - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Ngozi.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Ngozi.

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

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