Ayelu Volcano | John Seach



10.08 N, 40.70 E
summit elevation 2145 m

Ayelu is a twin volcano to Adwa, located 250 km NE of Addis Ababa in the south Danakil.

The volcano, along with Adwa, lies on a transverse fault zone of the main Ethiopian rift. Hot springs are located on the western flank of Ayelu.

Further reading
Yirgu, G., Ferguson, D.J., Barnie, T.D. and Oppenheimer, C., 2014. Recent volcanic eruptions in the Afar rift, northeastern Africa, and implications for volcanic risk management in the region. Extreme natural hazards, disaster risks and societal implications. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp.200-213.

Znebe, B., Adamu, M., Agonafir, M., Ketema, D., Yehualaeshet, E., Abdulahi, T., Kebede, E. and Ketema, D., 2014. Geology Geochemistry and Gravity Survey The Ayelu Terara Area.

Ayelu Volcano Eruptions

Possible eruption in 1928.