Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: North Island
North Island in the north-central part of Lake Turkana is the northernmost and smallest of three volcanic islands in the lake. The two darker lava flows originated from a central tuff ring and formed lava deltas. The broad northern flow (left) originated from a vent on the flank and produced a 900-m-wide, lobate delta. The western flow (lower right) moved from the central vent through a breach in the western crater wall. Fumarolic activity occurs along the light-colored ridge at the top and along the SW coast. Photo by Martin Smith, 1993 (copyright British Geological Survey, NERC).
Volcano Number:222001
Volcano Name:North Island
Country:Kenya
Volcano Type:Tuff cone(s)
Elevation:490m
Tectonic Setting:Rift zone / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:21
Pop. within 10km:21
Pop. within 30km:7326
Pop. within 100km:180900
Latitude:4.059
Longitude:36.049



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