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Galápagos Rift

Photo of this volcano
  • Ecuador
  • Galapagos Rift Zone
  • Cluster | Fissure vent(s)
  • 1996 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 0.792°N
  • 86.15°W

  • -2430 m
    -7972 ft

  • 334070
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Galápagos Rift.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Galápagos Rift.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Galápagos Rift.

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.

1996 Jul 2 ± 6 years ± 182 days Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1996 Jul 2 ± 6 years ± 182 days - Unknown Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
1996 ± 6 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

1972 Jun 29 ± 1 days Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Galápagos Rift (Clambake vent area)
1972 Jun 29 ± 1 days - Unknown Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Galápagos Rift (Clambake vent area)

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Earthquakes (undefined)
   - - - -    - - - - Fauna Kill Aquatic.
   - - - -    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Galápagos Rift.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Galápagos Rift.

GVP Map Holdings

The Global Volcanism Program has no maps available for Galápagos Rift.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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