Sorkale Volcano | John Seach


Nabro Range, Ethiopia

13.18 N, 41.725 E
summit elevation 1611 m

Sorkale volcano is located in northern Ethiopia, 3 km from the border with Eritrea.
It contains a 1 km wide, 300 m deep crater.

The volcano contains weathered lava flows with iron oxidation visible on the north and west flanks as well as crater wall scree slopes.

Further reading
Wiart, P. and Oppenheimer, C., 2005. Large magnitude silicic volcanism in north Afar: the Nabro Volcanic Range and Ma’alalta volcano. Bulletin of Volcanology67(2), pp.99-115.

Sorkale Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.