Meidob Volcanic Field

Volcano number:225050
Region:Africa and Red Sea
Country:Sudan
Geodetic measurements?No
Deformation observation?
Measurement method(s):No measurements
Duration of observation:
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

There have been no geodetic measurements at the 5000 sq km Meidob Volcanic Field, which contains nearly 700 vents. The youngest dated eruptions are thought to be from around 5000 years ago, which produced a lava flow and tuff ring.

Reference:Franz G, Breitkreuz C, Coyle D A, Bushra El Hur, Heinrich W, Paulick H, Pudlo D, Smith R, Steiner G, 1997. The alkaline Meidob volcanic field (Late Cenozoic, northwest Sudan). J African Earth Sci, 25: 263-921.
Reference:NASA Space Shuttle image STS073-713-87, 1995 (http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/).
Location:26.47, 15.32

The Meidob Volcanic Field (NASA, 1995).