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Traitor's Head

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  • Vanuatu
  • Vanuatu Volcanic Arc
  • Composite | Stratovolcano
  • 1881 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 18.754°S
  • 169.238°E

  • 817 m
    2680 ft

  • 257090
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Traitor's Head.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Traitor's Head.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Traitor's Head.

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 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

[ 1959 Jul 2 ± 182 days ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Four submarine vents N of Erromango
1959 Jul 2 ± 182 days - Unknown Evidence from Unknown

1881 Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode NE flank submarine vent
1881 - Unknown Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 1 Events for Episode 1 at NE flank submarine vent

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
1881    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Traitor's Head.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Traitor's Head.

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

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