Curtis Island Volcano | John Seach


Kermadec Islands, SW Pacific

30.54 S, 178.56 E
summit elevation 137 m
submarine volcano

Curtis Island is located 0.5 km SE of Cheeseman Island.
The volcano is in the Kermadec Islands Marine Reserve.
The island is 800 m x 500 m in diameter with fumarolic activity in the crater.

Further Reading
Smith, I.E.M., Brothers, R.N., Muiruri, F.G. and Browne, P.R.L., 1988. The geochemistry of rock and water samples from Curtis Island volcano, Kermadec group, southwest Pacific. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 34(3-4), pp.233-240.

Doyle, A.C., Singleton, R.J. and Yaldwyn, J.C., 1979. Volcanic activity and recent uplift on Curtis and Cheeseman Islands, Kermadec Group, southwest Pacific. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 9(1), pp.123-140.

Curtis Island Volcano Eruptions

Possible eruption of Curtis Island Volcano in 1936