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Kao

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  • Tonga
  • Tofua Volcanic Arc
  • Composite | Stratovolcano
  • 1847 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 19.668°S
  • 175.016°W

  • 1009 m
    3310 ft

  • 243061
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Kao.

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

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

The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Kao.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

1847 Jul 10 (in or before) Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 2

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1847 Jul 10 (in or before) - Unknown Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Volcanic "smoke"
   - - - -    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Kao.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Kao.

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

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