Todra Volcanic Field

Volcano number:225001
Region:Africa and Red Sea
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 the Todra Volcanic Field. The volcanic field is around 1050 sq km and contains around 160 volcanic features. NW-SE tending faults are seen to control the location of these volcanoes. The date of the most recent eruption is unknown.

Location:8.5, 17.68

This is an example of one of the small basaltic cinder cones in the Todra Volcanic Field. Photo by Jean-Paul Liégeois (Africa Museum, Belgium).