Norfolk Island Ridge - John Seach


International Waters, SW Pacific

25.78 S 168.63 N
summit elevation -2400 m
Submarine volcano

Norfolk Island ridge is an undersea volcano located between New Caledonia and Norfolk Island. Submarine eruption measured hydrophonically in 1963.

Further Reading
Green, T.H., 1973. Petrology and geochemistry of basalts from Norfolk Island. Journal of the Geological Society of Australia20(3), pp.259-272.

Eade, J.V., 1988. The Norfolk Ridge system and its margins. In The ocean basins and margins (pp. 303-324). Springer, Boston, MA.

Mortimer, N., Herzer, R.H., Gans, P.B., Parkinson, D.L. and Seward, D., 1998. Basement geology from Three Kings Ridge to West Norfolk Ridge, southwest Pacific Ocean: evidence from petrology, geochemistry and isotopic dating of dredge samples. Marine Geology148(3-4), pp.135-162.

Norfolk Island Ridge Eruptions