Jalua

Volcano number:221030
Region:Africa and Red Sea
Country:Eritrea
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?No
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:2005 - 2010
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

Pagli, et al. (2014), for the purposes of investigating regional velocity fields, have looked at Envisat InSAR data covering this volcano. They report no deformation. No historical eruptions have been recorded.

Reference:Pagli, C. et al., 2014. Current plate boundary deformation of the Afar rift from a 3-D velocity field inversion of InSAR and GPS. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 119(11), pp. 8562-8575.
Reference:NASA Landsat image, 1999
Location:39.82, 15.042

Jalua is the northernmost volcano in the Danakil depression. No historical eruptions are known, although fumarolic activity continues on its western flank. In this image, the volcano can be seen just north of the darker basaltic deposits in the center of the image. (Nasa, 1999).