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Netherlands Volcanoes

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    The Quill

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Netherlands has 2 Holocene volcanoes. Note that as a scientific organization we provide these listings for informational purposes only, with no international legal or policy implications. Volcanoes will be included on this list if they are within the boundaries of a country, on a shared boundary or area, in a remote territory, or within a maritime Exclusive Economic Zone. Bolded volcanoes have erupted within the past 20 years. Suggestions and data updates are always welcome ().

Volcano Name Location Last Eruption Primary Volcano Type
The Quill St. Eustatius 250 CE Stratovolcano
Saba Saba (Lesser Antilles) 1640 CE Stratovolcano

Chronological listing of known Holocene eruptions (confirmed or uncertain) from volcanoes in Netherlands. Bolded eruptions indicate continuing activity.

Volcano Name Start Date Stop Date Certainty VEI Evidence
Saba 1640 (in or before) Unknown Confirmed   Observations: Reported
Quill, The 0250 ± 150 years Unknown Confirmed   Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)
Quill, The 0550 BCE (?) Unknown Confirmed   Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)
Quill, The 6140 BCE ± 200 years Unknown Confirmed 4 Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)

This is a compilation of Netherlands volcano information sources, such as official monitoring or other government agencies.