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Popa

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  • Burma (Myanmar)
  • Philippines and SE Asia
  • Stratovolcano
  • 6050 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 20.92°N
  • 95.25°E

  • 1518 m
    4980 ft

  • 275080
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

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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 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
[ 0442 BCE ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain    
6050 BCE (?) Unknown Confirmed 3 Radiocarbon (uncorrected)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Popa.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Popa.

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: Bangladesh, Burma, China, India, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: SE Asia
Year: 1984
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Bangladesh, Burma, China, India, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 1 samples associated with this volcano can be found in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections, and may be availble for research (contact the Rock and Ore Collections Manager). Catalog number links will open a window with more information.

Catalog Number Sample Description Lava Source Collection Date
NMNH 117213 Ferruginous Concretion -- --
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