Ma Alalta

Volcano number:221111
Region:Africa and Red Sea
Country:Ethiopia
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?No
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:2007 - 2010
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

Pagli et al. (2014), for the purposes of investigating regional velocity fields, has looked at Envisat InSAR data covering this volcano. They report no deformation at thisĀ stratovolcano, which is also known as Pierre Pruvost.

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. 1999.
Location:40.185, 13.013

The nested oval shaped (~4 km by 6 km) calderas of Ma Alalta can be seen in the center of this image. Nasa, 1999.