Trindade Volcano - John Seach


South Atlantic Ocean

20.514 S, 29.331 W
summit elevation 620 m

Trindade is a volcanic island located between Brazil and the Mid Atlantic ridge. It was discovered in 1502 by Portuguese navigators, and visited in 1901 by Scott on the way to Antarctica.

Trindade Island contains many old lava domes. The summit is Pico Desejado (620 m).

Trindade Volcano Eruptions

The most recent eruptions occurred at Vulcao de Paredao (217 m) on the southeast tip of the island, within the past 10,000 years.