Santo Antão Volcano | John Seach


Cape Verde Islands

17.07 N, 25.17 W
summit elevation 1979 m

Santo Antãois the westernmost and largest of the Barlavento islands of Cape Verde. The highest peaks on the island are Topo de Coroa (1979 m), and Pico da Cruz (1585 m)

Since 1999 there has been an increase in water temperature in sea in the area of Ponta do Sol.

Further reading
Holm, P. M., et al. "Sampling the Cape Verde mantle plume: evolution of melt compositions on Santo Antão, Cape Verde Islands." Journal of Petrology 47.1 (2006): 145-189.

Plesner, S., Holm, P.M. and Wilson, J.R., 2003. 40Ar–39Ar geochronology of Santo Antão, Cape Verde Islands. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research120(1-2), pp.103-121.

Santo Antão Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.