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Bouvet

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  • Norway
  • Southern Atlantic Volcanic Province
  • Shield | Shield
  • 50 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 54.408°S
  • 3.351°E

  • 741 m
    2431 ft

  • 386020
  • Latitude
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  • Summit
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Bouvet.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Bouvet.

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

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.

[ 1956 Jul 15 ± 545 days ] Discredited Eruption

A low platform formed sometime between 1 February 1955 and 1 January 1958, attributed by Baker (1967) to possible dome intrusion, is thought to be an avalanche deposit (Verwoerd et al. 1976). New K-Ar dates of 0.4-0.5 Ma indicate that the platform represents a landslide deposit rather than a recent eruption (Prestvik 1982).

0050 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 0

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
0050 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Magnetism

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

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

There is no Deformation History data available for Bouvet.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Bouvet.

GVP Map Holdings

The Global Volcanism Program has no maps available for Bouvet.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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