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Photo of this volcano
  • Vanuatu
  • Stratovolcano(es)
  • Unknown - Evidence Uncertain
  • Country
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 20.2°S
  • 169.78°E

  • 852 m
    2795 ft

  • 257110
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Aneityum.

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

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

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Aneityum. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Aneityum page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Aneityum.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Aneityum.

GVP Map Holdings

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. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Vanuatu, SW Pacific, Oblique Map of Republic of
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: New Hebrides
Year: 1982
Series: OFR
Map Type: Physiographic
Scale: 1:2,000,000
Map of Vanuatu, SW Pacific, Oblique Map of Republic of

Title: New Caledonia, Vanuatu
Publisher: DMA & Ministry of Defence (HMSO), UK
Country: Vanuatu, N Caledonia
Year: 1982
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of New Caledonia, Vanuatu

Title: Tanna, Aneityum, Futuna, Aniwa, Geol of
Publisher: DOS
Country: Fiji
Year: 1978
Series: 1181 NHGS Maps
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Tanna, Aneityum, Futuna, Aniwa, Geol of

Title: (S) Nouvelles-Hebrides, Archipel des,
Publisher: IGN-France
Country: New Hebrides
Year: 1976
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of (S) Nouvelles-Hebrides, Archipel des,
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Aneityum in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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