Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Adwa
A caldera 4 x 5 km wide cuts the summit of Adwa volcano above the center of this NASA Landsat image with N to the top. This prominent volcano (also known as Aabida, Amoissa, or Dabita) is in the southern Afar area immediately E of Ayelu volcano, which lies above and to the left of the westernmost flank lava flow. These prominent young basaltic lava flows were erupted from vents on the W, E, and S flanks of Adwa volcano and overlap a sedimentary plain to the SE. NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
Volcano Number:221170
Volcano Name:Adwa
Country:Ethiopia
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano
Elevation:1733m
Tectonic Setting:Rift zone / Intermediate crust (15-25 km)
Pop. within 5km:101
Pop. within 10km:485
Pop. within 30km:18645
Pop. within 100km:1242922
Latitude:10.07
Longitude:40.84



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
221170 Adwa 13949 Uncertain Eruption 2 1828
221170 Adwa 13950 Uncertain Eruption 2 1928
Emissions Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
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Data from the Earthchem Library
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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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