Hanish Volcano | John Seach


Red Sea, Yemen

13.72 N, 42.73 E
summit elevation 422 m
Shield volcano

Hanish volcano is located in the Red Sea between Yemen and Saudi Arabia. The volcanic island contains spatter cones, cinder cones, ash cones, and lava flows.

Further reading
Volker, F., Altherr, R., Jochum, K.P. and McCulloch, M.T., 1997. Quaternary volcanic activity of the southern Red Sea: new data and assessment of models on magma sources and Afar plume-lithosphere interaction. Tectonophysics278(1-4), pp.15-29.

Gass, I.G., Mallick, D.I. and Cox, K.G., 1973. Volcanic islands of the Red Sea. Journal of the Geological Society129(3), pp.275-309.

Hanish Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.