Murray Island Volcano | John Seach


(Mer Island)
Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia

Summit elevation 200m
shield volcano
Extinct volcano

The Maer volcanic province consists of 3 volcanoes spread over 8 islands.
The largest volcano is on Murray Island, 3km x 2km, and summit elevation 200m.
Maer volcano is 1-3 million years old with a volume of 1 cubic km.

Further reading
Willmott 1972, Nature Physical Science235(54), p.33.

Eruptions of Murray Island

1 million years ago