Ngaoundéré Volcano | John Seach



7.25 N, 13.67 E
unknown summit elevation
Volcanic field

Ngaoundéré Volcano is located in Adamawa Province, Northern Cameroon. The volcano name means "Navel-Mountain" in Mbum language. The volcano is located 13 km from Ngaoundéré, a town of 130,000 people.

Further reading
Nkouandou, O.F., Bardintzeff, J.M. and Fagny, A.M., 2015. Sub-continental lithospheric mantle structure beneath the Adamawa plateau inferred from the petrology of ultramafic xenoliths from Ngaoundéré (Adamawa plateau, Cameroon, Central Africa). Journal of African Earth Sciences111, pp.26-40.

Nkouandou, O.F., Ngounouno, I., Déruelle, B., Ohnenstetter, D., Montigny, R. and Demaiffe, D., 2008. Petrology of the Mio-Pliocene volcanism to the North and East of Ngaoundéré (Adamawa, Cameroon). Comptes Rendus Geoscience340(1), pp.28-37.

Tchameni, R., Pouclet, A., Penaye, J., Ganwa, A.A. and Toteu, S.F., 2006. Petrography and geochemistry of the Ngaoundéré Pan-African granitoids in Central North Cameroon: Implications for their sources and geological setting. Journal of African Earth Sciences44(4-5), pp.511-529.

Ngaoundéré Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.