Picos Volcano | John Seach


Sao Miguel Island, Azores

37.78 N, 25.67 W
summit elevation 350 m
pyroclastic cones

Picos volcano is located west of Sao Miguel Island, Azores. At least 18 eruptions have occurred during the past 2800 years. The most recent was in 1652.

Further reading
Gaspar, J.L. et al. eds., 2015, October. Volcanic Geology of São Miguel Island (Azores Archipelago). Geological Society of London.

Carmo, R. et al. 2015. Volcano-tectonic structures of São Miguel Island, Azores. Geological Society, London, Memoirs44(1), pp.65-86.

Picos Volcano Eruptions