Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Nabro
The large caldera below and to the left of the center of this Space Shuttle photo of the Danakil Alps of Ethiopia is Nabro. This volcano is the highest in the Danakil depression and is truncated by nested calderas 10 and 5 km in diameter. The larger caldera is breached to the SW. The 8-km-wide Mallahle caldera is at the lower left, and the dark-colored lava flows at the right are from Dubbi volcano. NASA Space Shuttle image S-61A-36, 1985.
Volcano Number:221101
Volcano Name:Nabro
Country:Eritrea
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano
Last Eruption:2012 CE
Elevation:2218m
Tectonic Setting:Rift zone / Intermediate crust (15-25 km)
Pop. within 5km:24
Pop. within 10km:145
Pop. within 30km:2713
Pop. within 100km:26881
Latitude:13.37
Longitude:41.7



Eruption Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Volcano Number Volcano Name Eruption Number Activity Type Explosivity Index Max Explosivity Index Modifier Activity Area Activity Unit Start Evidence Method Start Date End Date
221101 Nabro 20800 Confirmed Eruption 4 Historical Observations 2011/6/13 2012/6/3
Emissions Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Emission ID SO2 Kilotons Start Date End Date
34 3650 2011/06/13 2011/06/13


Data from the Earthchem Library
Title Author Release Date DOI Link
The emissions of CO2 and other volatiles from the world’s subaerial volcanoes The emissions of CO2 and other volatiles from the world’s subaerial volcanoes Fischer, Tobias 2020-11-21 10.1594/IEDA/111445 Details
Data from the Earthchem Portal
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Data from the SESAR Database
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Data from the MaGa Database
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