Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Butajiri-Silti Field
The 1-km-wide, lake-filled Ara-Shetan maar is located at the S end of the Butajiri-Silti volcanic field. It consists of a large group of basaltic scoria cones, maars, and lava flows in an 80-km-long, NE-SW-trending area near the W margin of the Ethiopian Rift. At least 13 maars, many filled by lakes, are located near the town of Debre Zeit, SE of Ethiopia's capital city, Addis Ababa. Photo by Giday Wolde-Gabriel (Los Alamos National Laboratory).
Volcano Number:221260
Volcano Name:Butajiri-Silti Field
Country:Ethiopia
Volcano Type:Fissure vent(s)
Elevation:2281m
Tectonic Setting:Rift zone / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:431631
Pop. within 10km:431631
Pop. within 30km:889323
Pop. within 100km:7096283
Latitude:8.05
Longitude:38.35



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