TITLE

Largest known historical eruption in Africa: Dubbi volcano, Eritrea, 1861

AUTHOR(S)
Wiart, Pierre; Oppenheimer, Clive
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Geology;Apr2000, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p291
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a reconstruction of the unusual explosive an effusive eruption sequence of the Dubbi volcano in May 1861. Interpretation of contemporary accounts, analysis of satellite imagery, field work and laboratory geochemistry as basis; Largest reported historical eruption in Africa based on volume of lava flow.
ACCESSION #
3028201

 

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