Manengouba Volcano | John Seach



5.03 N, 9.83 E
summit elevation 2411 m

Manengouba Volcano is located is located 108 km NE of Douala, across the Tombel Graben from Mount Cameroon.

Elengoum caldera is 6 km in diameter and formed between 600,000 and 800,000 years ago. Well-preserved Eboga caldera is 3 km wide and formed 250,000 years ago.

The volcano rises 1200-1600 m above the surrounding plain. Crater lakes and cinder cones have formed across the calderas.

Further reading
Zangmo, G.T., Kagou, A.D., Nkouathio, D.G., Wandji, P. and Gounté, M.D., 2015. Geomorphological features of the Manengouba Volcano (Cameroon Line): Assets for geotourism and other anthropogenic activities. In From Geoheritage to Geoparks (pp. 183-198). Springer, Cham.

Pouclet, A., Dongmo, A.K., Bardintzeff, J.M., Wandji, P., Tagheu, P.C., Nkouathio, D., Bellon, H. and Ruffet, G., 2014. The Mount Manengouba, a complex volcano of the Cameroon Line: Volcanic history, petrological and geochemical features. Journal of African Earth Sciences97, pp.297-321.

Tefogoum, G.Z., Dongmo, A.K., Nkouathio, D.G., Wandji, P. and Dedzo, M.G., 2014. Geomorphological features of the Manengouba Volcano (Cameroon Line): assets for potential geopark development. Geoheritage6(3), pp.225-239.

Manengouba Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.