Nevis Peak

Volcano number:360040
Region:West Indies
Country:Saint Kitts and Nevis
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?No
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:2006
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

No deformation was detected at Nevis Peak during an 2006-2008 ALOS survey of Latin America, however due to limited data, interferograms could only be made spanning 3 months in 2006 (Fournier et al., 2010).

Reference:Fournier, T. J., M. E. Pritchard, and S. N. Riddick (2010), Duration, magnitude, and frequency of subaerial volcano deformation events: New results from Latin America using InSAR and a global synthesis, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 11, Q01003, doi:10.1029/2009GC002558.
Location:-62.58, 17.15

View of Nevis Peak from the west. Photo: Kirstie Simpson, 2001 (Seismic Research Unit, University of West Indies).