San Carlos

Volcano number:224002
Region:
Country:Equatorial Guinea
Geodetic measurements?No
Deformation observation?
Measurement method(s):No measurements
Duration of observation:
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

No geodetic measurements have ever been made at San Carlos, a 2260 m high stratovolcano on the SW of Bioko Island (just off the coast of Cameroon). Little is known about this volcano, despite being classified as having┬ábeing active in the last 2000 years (International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior, 1973).

Reference:IAVCEI, 1973-80. Post-Miocene Volcanoes of the World. IAVCEI Data Sheets, Rome: Internatl Assoc Volc Chemistry Earth's Interior.
Location:8.52, 3.35

The broad San Carlos caldera can be seen between the clouds in the left (east) of this Nasa Landsat7 image (n.d). The San Joaquin volcano can be see to the west of San Carlos.