Emi Koussi

Volcano number:225021
Region:Africa and Red Sea
Country:Chad
Geodetic measurements?No
Deformation observation?
Measurement method(s):No measurements
Duration of observation:
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

Emi Koussi is a 60 x 80 km volcano located at the SE end of the Tibesti Range. Its caldera contains explosive craters, lava domes and scoria cones. There have never been any geodetic measurements made at this volcano.

Reference:NASA Space Shuttle image STS108-701-008, 2001 (http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/).
Location:18.53, 19.8

The large caldera in the centre of this image is Emi Koussi. In this image north is to the right. The white area in the centre of the caldera are natron deposits. The large gold object in the foreground of this image is part of the Endeavor Space Shuttle, and not associated with the volcano. Nasa, 2001.