List of volcanoes in French Southern and Antarctic Lands

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This is a list of active and dormant volcanoes.

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Amsterdam Island 881 2890 37°50′S 77°31′E / 37.83°S 77.52°E / -37.83; 77.52 (Amsterdam Island) Holocene[1][2]
Boomerang Seamount -650 -2133 37°43′16″S 77°49′30″E / 37.721°S 77.825°E / -37.721; 77.825 (Boomerang Seamount) 1995[3][4][5]
Ile aux Cochons 775 2543 46°06′S 50°14′E / 46.10°S 50.23°E / -46.10; 50.23 (Ile aux Cochons) Holocene
Ile de l'Est 1090 3576 46°26′S 52°12′E / 46.43°S 52.20°E / -46.43; 52.20 (Ile de l'Est) Holocene
Ile de la Possession 934 3064 46°25′S 51°45′E / 46.42°S 51.75°E / -46.42; 51.75 (Ile de la Possession) Holocene
Kerguelen Islands 1840 6037 49°35′S 69°30′E / 49.58°S 69.50°E / -49.58; 69.50 (Kerguelen Islands) Holocene
Île Saint-Paul 268 879 38°43′S 77°32′E / 38.72°S 77.53°E / -38.72; 77.53 (Île_Saint-Paul) 1793

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Global Volcanism Program | Amsterdam Island | Summary". Volcano.si.edu. Retrieved 2012-07-26. 
  2. ^ "Amsterdam Island Volcano, South Indian Ocean - John Seach". Volcanolive.com. Retrieved 2012-07-26. 
  3. ^ Boomerang Seamount: the active expression of the Amsterdam-St. Paul hotspot, Southeast Indian Ridge, K.T.M. Johnson, D.W. Graham, K.H. Rubin, K. Nicolaysen, D.S. Scheirer, D.W. Forsyth, E.T. Baker, L.M. Douglas-Priebe, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 183 (2000) 245-259
  4. ^ Encyclopedia of Islands - Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague - Google Books. Books.google.co.uk. 2009-08-19. Retrieved 2012-07-26. 
  5. ^ "Boomerang Seamount, South Indian Ocean - John Seach". Volcanolive.com. Retrieved 2012-07-26.