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Gran Canaria

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  • Spain
  • Cluster (Fissure vent(s))
  • 40 CE
  • Country
  • Landform (Volc Type)
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 28°N
  • 15.58°W

  • 1950 m
    6398 ft

  • 383040
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Gran Canaria.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Gran Canaria.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Gran Canaria.

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 11 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

0040 ± 75 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Bandama
0040 ± 75 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Bandama

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Lapilli
   - - - -    - - - - Property Damage

0010 ± 75 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode El Garañón
0010 ± 75 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 3 Events for Episode 1 at El Garañón

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone

0580 BCE ± 200 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Doramas and El Lentiscal
0580 BCE ± 200 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Doramas and El Lentiscal

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone
   - - - -    - - - - Scoria

0590 BCE ± 200 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Sima de Jinámar
0590 BCE ± 200 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Sima de Jinámar

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone
   - - - -    - - - - Scoria

0620 BCE ± 200 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Montaña Negra de Jinámar
0620 BCE ± 200 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Montaña Negra de Jinámar

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone
   - - - -    - - - - Scoria

0920 BCE ± 200 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Jabalobos
0920 BCE ± 200 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Jabalobos

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone
   - - - -    - - - - Scoria

1010 BCE ± 100 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Pinos de Gáldar
1010 BCE ± 100 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Pinos de Gáldar

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone
   - - - -    - - - - Scoria

1180 BCE ± 50 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Montañón Negro
1180 BCE ± 50 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Montañón Negro

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone
   - - - -    - - - - Lapilli

1250 BCE ± 200 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Fagajesto
1250 BCE ± 200 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 5 Events for Episode 1 at Fagajesto

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow Entered water.
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone
   - - - -    - - - - Scoria

4630 BCE ± 75 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode San Mateo
4630 BCE ± 75 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at San Mateo

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone
   - - - -    - - - - Scoria

4670 BCE ± 75 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode El Hoyo
4670 BCE ± 75 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at El Hoyo

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Cinder Cone
   - - - -    - - - - Scoria
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Gran Canaria.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Gran Canaria.

GVP Map Holdings

The Global Volcanism Program has no maps available for Gran Canaria.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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