List of volcanoes in Portugal

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Although there are no active volcanoes in the continental territory of Portugal, apart from geological remnants of ancient volcanism, the Portuguese Atlantic island possessions have a long history of active volcanism. The following is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in the Portuguese territories of the Azores and Madeira.

Azores[edit]

The largest volcano in the Azores: Mount Pico 
A series of cones toward the Caldeira on Faial 
The shield volcano of Santa Bárbara on Terceira 
Pico do Gaspar, a spatter cone on Terceira 
Name Metres Feet Location Island Coordinate Last eruption
Água de Pau (Fogo) 947 3,107 Serra de Água de Pau São Miguel 37°45′44″N 25°28′25″W / 37.76222°N 25.47361°W / 37.76222; -25.47361 1564
Caldeirão 718 2,356 Morro dos Homens Corvo 39°42′37″N 31°6′39″W / 39.71028°N 31.11083°W / 39.71028; -31.11083 -
Dom João de Castro Bank -43 −141 Atlantic Ocean - 38°13′47″N 26°37′48″W / 38.22972°N 26.63000°W / 38.22972; -26.63000 1720
Sete Cidades 856 2,808 Sete Cidades Massif São Miguel 37°52′11″N 25°46′48″W / 37.86972°N 25.78000°W / 37.86972; -25.78000 1880
Pico das Éguas 874 2,867 Sete Cidades Massif São Miguel 37°49′46″N 25°45′18″W / 37.82944°N 25.75500°W / 37.82944; -25.75500 -
Serra Gorda 485 1,591 Picos Fissural Region São Miguel 37°47′20″N 25°40′59″W / 37.78889°N 25.68306°W / 37.78889; -25.68306 -5000
Congro 560 1,840 Achada das Furnas São Miguel 37°45′22″N 25°24′25″W / 37.75611°N 25.40694°W / 37.75611; -25.40694 -3400
Furnas 804 2,638 Achada das Furnas São Miguel 37°46′11″N 25°19′12″W / 37.76972°N 25.32000°W / 37.76972; -25.32000 1630
Santa Bárbara 1021 3,350 Mistério Negros Terceira 38°43′47″N 27°19′11″W / 38.72972°N 27.31972°W / 38.72972; -27.31972 1761
Pico Alto 808 2,651 - Terceira 38°45′20″N 27°12′36″W / 38.75556°N 27.21000°W / 38.75556; -27.21000 -1000
Caldeira 402 1,319 - Graciosa 39°1′29″N 27°58′19″W / 39.02472°N 27.97194°W / 39.02472; -27.97194 -10000
Pico 2351 7,713 - Pico 38°28′19″N 28°21′50″W / 38.47194°N 28.36389°W / 38.47194; -28.36389 1718
Capelinhos 755 2,477 Costa de Nau Faial 38°36′6″N 28°49′57″W / 38.60167°N 28.83250°W / 38.60167; -28.83250 1958
Caldeira 1043 3,422 Cabeço Gordo Faial 38°35′9″N 28°42′50″W / 38.58583°N 28.71389°W / 38.58583; -28.71389 1958
S.V. Serreta 300 980 Atlantic Ocean - 38°47′06″N 27°27′00″W / 38.78500°N 27.45000°W / 38.78500; -27.45000 2001
S.V. Velas -32 −105 Atlantic Ocean - 38°42′30″N 28°17′08″W / 38.70833°N 28.28556°W / 38.70833; -28.28556 1964
S.V. Cachorro -130 −430 Atlantic Ocean - 38°35′32″N 28°29′32″W / 38.59222°N 28.49222°W / 38.59222; -28.49222 1963
Monaco Bank -197 −646 Atlantic Ocean - 37°36′02″N 25°51′59″W / 37.60056°N 25.86639°W / 37.60056; -25.86639 1911
S.V. Sabrina -26 −85 Atlantic Ocean - 37°51′09″N 25°52′18″W / 37.85250°N 25.87167°W / 37.85250; -25.87167 1811
Urzelina 900 3,000 Mato da Urzelina São Jorge 38°40′03″N 28°07′19″W / 38.66750°N 28.12194°W / 38.66750; -28.12194 1808
Pico Vermelho 937 3,074 Fissural Zone Terceira 38°44′07″N 27°16′48″W / 38.73528°N 27.28000°W / 38.73528; -27.28000 1761
Cabeços do Fogo 445 1,460 Fissural Zone Pico 38°25′57″N 28°18′27″W / 38.43250°N 28.30750°W / 38.43250; -28.30750 1720
S.V. Hirondella -2665 −8,743 Atlantic Ocean - 38°07′02″N 26°07′59″W / 38.11722°N 26.13306°W / 38.11722; -26.13306 1682
Cabeço do Fogo 104 341 Capelo Faial 38°35′11″N 28°46′8″W / 38.58639°N 28.76889°W / 38.58639; -28.76889 1672
Picarito 430 1,410 Capelo Faial 38°35′11″N 28°46′8″W / 38.58639°N 28.76889°W / 38.58639; -28.76889 1673
Pico do Fogo 275 902 Fissural Zone São Miguel 37°46′32″N 25°34′56″W / 37.77556°N 25.58222°W / 37.77556; -25.58222 1652
S.V. Candelária -115 −377 Ponta da Candelária São Miguel 37°49′34″N 25°52′26″W / 37.82611°N 25.87389°W / 37.82611; -25.87389 1638
Lagoa Seca 375 1,230 Furnas São Miguel 37°44′34″N 25°19′33″W / 37.74278°N 25.32583°W / 37.74278; -25.32583 1630
Mistério da Queimada 264 866 Fissual Zones Manadas São Jorge 38°40′45″N 28°11′25″W / 38.67917°N 28.19028°W / 38.67917; -28.19028 1580
Pico do Sapateiro (Pico Queimado) 348 1,142 Serra de Água de Paul São Miguel 37°47′07″N 25°32′37″W / 37.78528°N 25.54361°W / 37.78528; -25.54361 1563
Cabeços do Mistério 816 2,677 Fissural Zone Pico 38°28′04″N 28°16′20″W / 38.46778°N 28.27222°W / 38.46778; -28.27222 1564
Pico do Gaspar 361 1,184 Achada das Furnas São Miguel 37°45′31″N 25°18′58″W / 37.75861°N 25.31611°W / 37.75861; -25.31611 1443

Madeira[edit]

The tallest volcanic peak of Madeira, Pico Ruivo 
A cloud layer around Pico das Torres 
Looking towards the summit of Pico do Arieiro 
Name Metres Feet Location Island Coordinate Last eruption
Pico do Arieiro 1818 5,965 Planalto da Madeira Madeira 32°44′08″N 16°55′44″W / 32.73556°N 16.92889°W / 32.73556; -16.92889 -
Pico Ruivo 1862 6,109 Planalto da Madeira Madeira 32°45′31″N 16°56′32″W / 32.75861°N 16.94222°W / 32.75861; -16.94222 -
Pico das Torres 1853 6,079 Planalto da Madeira Madeira 32°44′59″N 16°56′19″W / 32.74972°N 16.93861°W / 32.74972; -16.93861 -

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