Qualibou Volcano | John Seach


St Lucia, Caribbean

13.83 N, 61.05 W
summit elevation 777 m

Qualibou Volcano is located on SW St Lucia, Caribbean. The Choiseul Tuff was deposited during caldera formation 32,000 -39,000 years ago.

Soufrière volcanic centre consists of geothermal areas and volcanic vents.

The volcano consists of a 3.5 x 5-km-wide caldera and two steep-sided  old lava domes called the Pitons.

Further reading
Lindsay, J.M., Trumbull, R.B., Schmitt, A.K., Stockli, D.F., Shane, P.A. and Howe, T.M., 2013. Volcanic stratigraphy and geochemistry of the Soufrière Volcanic Centre, Saint Lucia with implications for volcanic hazards. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research258, pp.126-142.

Wohletz, K., Heiken, G., Ander, M., Goff, F., Vuataz, F.D. and Wadge, G., 1986. The Qualibou Caldera, St. Lucia, West Indies. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research27(1-2), pp.77-115.

Qualibou Volcano Eruptions