Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Fort Portal
These grass-covered tuff cones are among the many of the Fort Portal volcanic field in Uganda. The carbonatite lavas and tuffs were erupted from about 50 cones and maars, some of which now contain crater lakes. Photo by Nelson Eby (University of Massachusetts).
Volcano Number:223001
Volcano Name:Fort Portal
Country:Uganda
Volcano Type:Tuff cone(s)
Last Eruption:2120 BCE
Elevation:1615m
Tectonic Setting:Rift zone / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:242914
Pop. within 10km:242914
Pop. within 30km:498815
Pop. within 100km:4167189
Latitude:0.7
Longitude:30.25



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
223001 Fort Portal 14036 Confirmed Eruption Radiocarbon (uncorrected) -2750
223001 Fort Portal 14037 Confirmed Eruption Radiocarbon (uncorrected) -2120
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 SESAR Database
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Data from the MaGa Database
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