Basotu Volcano | John Seach



4.37 S, 33.08 E
summit elevation ~1600 m
Explosion craters

Basotu volcano is located in central-north Tanzania. The volcano consists of explosion crater located at Lake Basotu. The volcano is located in the high interior plateau of Tanzania, south of the main east African Rift Valley.

Further reading
Dawson, J.B., 1964. Carbonatitic volcanic ashes in northern Tanganyika. Bulletin Volcanologique27(1), pp.81-91.

Downie, C. and Wilkinson, P., 1962. The explosion craters of Basotu, Tanganyika Territory. Bulletin Volcanologique24(1), pp.389-420.

Basotu Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.