Volcano number:222040
Region:Africa and Red Sea
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?No
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:1997-2000, 2003-2006
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

Geodetic studies of Namarunu, a shield volcano in the Kenyan Rift, have shown no deformation between 1997-2000 and 2003-2006 (Biggs et al. 2009).

Reference:Biggs, J., E. Y. Anthony, and C. J. Ebinger. "Multiple inflation and deflation events at Kenyan volcanoes, East African Rift." Geology 37, no. 11 (2009): 979-982.
Reference:Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program
Location:36.43, 1.98

Namarunu is composed of several basaltic lava cones and tuffs. This photograph was taken looking south from the Tirr Tirr margin escarpment. Photo by Martin Smith, 1993 (copyright British Geological Survey, NERC).