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Fort Portal

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  • Uganda
  • Albertine Rift Zone
  • Cluster | Volcanic field
  • 2120 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 0.7°N
  • 30.25°E

  • 1615 m
    5299 ft

  • 223001
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Fort Portal.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Fort Portal.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Fort Portal.

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.

2120 BCE ± 100 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
2120 BCE ± 100 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

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

2750 BCE ± 75 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
2750 BCE ± 75 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Ash
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Fort Portal.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Fort Portal.

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

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