Piton des Neiges Volcano - John Seach


Reunion, Indian Ocean

21.138 S, 55.462 E
summit elevation 3070 m
shield volcano

Piton des Neiges is a dormant volcano which occupies the northwestern part of Reunion island.

The town of Cilaos built inside the caldera. Piton des Neiges has erupted
alkaline-differentiated lavas between 330,000 and 12,000 years ago.

Piton des Neiges Volcano Eruptions

12,000 years ago.