Groppo Volcano | John Seach



11.717 N, 40.233 E
summit elevation 930 m

Groppo volcano is located in the western Afar region of Ethiopia. The volcano consists of small 930-m-high alkali rhyolitic stratovolcano, 3.8 km wide caldera, associated eruptive centres and lava flows.

The volcano is 30 km east of the Ethiopian escarpment. The closest volcano is Dabbayra, 71 km NNW.

Further reading
Lenhardt, N. and Oppenheimer, C., 2014. Volcanism in Africa: geological perspectives, hazards, and societal implications. Extreme Natural Hazards, Disaster Risks and Societal Implications. Special Publications of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics1, pp.169-199.

Groppo Volcano Eruptions

Possible eruptions of Groppo Volcano in the past 2000 years.