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Volcanoes in Ethiopia


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Ethiopian Volcanoes

All You Need to Know About Ethiopian Volcanoes


The Erta Ale is over 613 meters or 2,010 feet high and its name means "smoking mountain" in the local Afar language.

This volcano is located at the center of the East African Rift System. It has one or two active lava lakes at its top and is known to have the longest existing one.

Its last major eruption was on September 25, 2005 and followed by a minor one on November 4, 2008.

It is geologically very active and hence its title as the most inhospitable place on earth.


The following is a list of volcanoes in Ethiopia with their elevation in meters, feet, and GPS coordinates:


Adwa

1733 - 10.07 degrees N 40.84 degrees E

Afdera

1295 5686 13.08 degrees N 40.85 degrees E

Alayta

1501 4924 12.88 degrees N 41.57 degrees E

Ale Bagu

1031 3883 13.52 degrees N 40.63 degrees E

Alu

429 1407 13.82 degrees N 40.56 degrees E

Alutu

2335 7661 7.77 degrees N 38.78 degrees E

Amoissa

1733 5684 10.069 degrees N 40.837 degrees E

Asavyo

1200 3937 13.07 degrees N 41.60 degrees E

Asmara

500 - 11.27 degrees N 41.52 degrees E

Ayalu

2145 7037 10.08 degrees N 40.70 degrees E

Beru

1100 3609 8.95 degrees N 39.75 degrees E

Bilate River Field

1700 5577 7.07 degrees N 38.10 degrees E

Bishoftu Volcanic Field

1850 6069 8.78 degrees N 38.98 degrees E

Bora-Bericcio

2285 7497 8.27 degrees N 39.03 degrees E

Borale Ale

668 2192 13.725 degrees N 40.60 degrees E


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Borawli

812 2664 13.30 degrees N 40.98 degrees E

Boset-Bericha

2447 8028 8.558 degrees N 39.475 degrees E

Butajiri-Silti Field

2281 7484 8.05 degrees N 38.35 degrees E

Chiracha

1650 5413 6.65 degrees - N 38.12 degrees - E

Corbetti Caldera

2320 7611 7.18 degrees - N 38.43 degrees - E

Dabbahu

1442 4731 12.60 degrees - N 40.48 degrees - E

Dabbayra

1302 4272 12.38 degrees - N 40.07 degrees - E

Dalaffilla

613 2011 13.7920 degrees - N 40.5500 degrees - E

Dallol

-48 -157 14.24 degrees - N 40.30 degrees - E

Dama Ali

1068 3504 11.28 degrees - N 41.63 degrees - E

Dendi

3260 10,692 9.0 degrees - N 38.0 degrees - E

Dofen

1151 3776 9.35 degrees - N 40.13 degrees - E

East Zway

1889 6097 7.95 degrees - N 38.93 degrees - E

Erta Ale

613 2011 13.60 degrees - N 40.67 degrees - E

Mount Fentale

2007 6585 8.97 degrees - N 39.93 degrees - E

Gabillema

1459 4787 11.08 degrees - N 41.27 degrees - E

Gada Ale

287 942 13.975 degrees - N 40.408 degrees - E

Gariboldi Caldera

1619 - 8.80 degrees - N 39.69 degrees - E

Gedamsa Caldera

1984 6509 8.35 degrees - N 39.18 degrees - E

Groppo

930 3051 11.73 degrees - N 40.25 degrees - E

Hayli Gubbi

521 1709 13.50 degrees - N 40.72 degrees - E

Hertali

900 2953 9.78 degrees - N 40.33 degrees - E

Hobicha Caldera

1800 5905 6.78 degrees - N 37.83 degrees - E

Kone

1619 5312 8.8 degrees - N 39.69 degrees - E

Korath Range

912 2992 5.10 degrees - N 35.88 degrees - E

Kurub

625 2051 11.88 degrees - N 41.208 degrees - E

Liado Hayk

878 2881 9.57 degrees - N 40.28 degrees - E

Ma Alalta

1815 5955 13.02 degrees - N 40.20 degrees - E

Mallahle

1875 6152 13.27 degrees - N 41.65 degrees - E

Manda Hararo

600 1968 12.17 degrees - N 40.82 degrees - E

Manda-Inakir

600 1968 12.38 degrees - N 42.20 degrees - E

Mat Ala

523 1716 13.10 degrees - N 41.15 degrees - E

Mega Basalt Field

1067 3501 4.08 degrees - N 37.42 degrees - E

O'a Caldera

2075 6808 7.47 degrees - N 38.58 degrees - E

Sabober

- - 8.97 degrees - N 39.93 degrees - E

Lake Shala

2075 6806 7.47 degrees - N 38.55 degrees - E

Sodore

1765 5791 8.43 degrees - N 39.35 degrees - E

Sork Ale

1611 5285 13.18 degrees - N 41.725 degrees - E

Tat Ali

700 2297 13.28 degrees - N 41.07 degrees - E

Teppi

2728 8950 7.42 degrees - N 35.43 degrees - E

Tosa Sucha

1650 5413 5.92 degrees - N 37.57 degrees - E

Tullu Moje

2349 7707 8.15 degrees - N 39.13 degrees - E 1900

Wonchi

3450 11,316 9.0 degrees - N 38.0 degrees - E

Mount Yangudi

1383 4537 10.58 degrees - N 41.042 degrees - E

Mount Zuqualla

2800 9184 8.32 degrees - N 38.52 degrees - E


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