Gallego Volcano | John Seach


Guadalcanal Province, Solomon islands

9.35 S, 159.73 E
summit elevation 1000 m
volcanic field

Gallego Volcano is located on the NW end of Guadalcanal Island. Mount Esperance is considered to have been active during the past 2000 years.

The Gallego Volcanics are dominated by basaltic andesitic to dacitic pyroclastic flows and lavas.

Further reading
Thompson, R.B. and Hackman, B.D., 1969. Some geological notes on areas visited by the Royal Society Expedition to the British Solomon Islands, 1965. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences255(800), pp.189-202.

Gallego Volcano Eruptions

Eruptions within the past 2000 years.