List of volcanoes in Tanzania

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This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Tanzania.

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
metres feet Coordinates
Burko[1] - - - -
Embulbul[2] - - - -
Elan Nairobi[verification needed] - - - -
Esimingor [1] - - - -
Gelai [3] - - - -
Igwisi Hills - - 4°52′S 31°55′E / 4.87°S 31.92°E / -4.87; 31.92 Holocene
Izumbwe-Mpoli 1568 5144 8°56′S 33°24′E / 8.93°S 33.40°E / -8.93; 33.40 Holocene
Ketumbaine [3] - - - -
Kieyo 2175 7136 9°14′S 33°47′E / 9.23°S 33.78°E / -9.23; 33.78 1800
Mount Kilimanjaro 5895 19,340 3°04′S 37°21′E / 3.07°S 37.35°E / -3.07; 37.35 -
Lemagrut[verification needed] - - - -
Loolmalasin[verification needed] - - - -
Meru 4565 14,977 3°15′S 36°45′E / 3.25°S 36.75°E / -3.25; 36.75 1910
Ngorongoro[verification needed] - - 3°09′S 39°18′E / 3.15°S 39.30°E / -3.15; 39.30 -
Ngozi 2622 8602 8°58′S 33°34′E / 8.97°S 33.57°E / -8.97; 33.57 Holocene
Ol Doinyo Lengai 2962 9718 2°45′50″S 35°54′50″E / 2.764°S 35.914°E / -2.764; 35.914 2010 (ongoing)
Oldeani [3] - - - -
Ololmoti[verification needed] - - - -
Olossirwa[verification needed] - - - -
Mount Rungwe 2961 9714 9°08′S 33°40′E / 9.13°S 33.67°E / -9.13; 33.67 Holocene
Unnamed - - 8°38′S 33°34′E / 8.63°S 33.57°E / -8.63; 33.57 Holocene
Usangu Basin 2179 7149 8°45′S 33°48′E / 8.75°S 33.80°E / -8.75; 33.80 Holocene

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yu. L. Kapustin; A. I. Polyakov (1985). "CARBONA TITE VOLCANOS OF EAST AFRICA AND THE GENESIS OF CARBONA TITES". International Geology Review 27 (4): 434–448. doi:10.1080/00206818509466431. 
  2. ^ T. Alexander Barns (December 1921). "The Highlands of the Great Craters, Tanganyika Territory". The Geographical Journal 58 (6): 410. doi:10.2307/1781718. 
  3. ^ a b c Lee Siebert; Tom Simkin; Paul Kimberly (2010). Volcanoes of the World. University of California Press. pp. 351–. ISBN 978-0-520-26877-7.