Morne Trois Pitons Volcano | John Seach


Dominica, Caribbean

15.37 N, 61.33 W
summit elevation 1387 m
Lava Domes

Morne Trois Pitons Volcano is located on Dominica, Caribbean. The volcano contains two lava domes - Morne Trois Pitons and Micotrin.

The volcano is located in Morne Trois Pitons National Park in southern Dominica.
The area is preserved as a world heritage site.

Features of the park include:
Valley of Desolation, a region of boiling mud ponds and small geysers.
The Boiling Lake, Titou Gorge, and Emrald Pool.

Further reading
Lindsay, J.M. ed., 2005. Volcanic hazard atlas of the Lesser Antilles. Seismic Research.

Briden, J.C., Rex, D.C., Faller, A.M. and Tomblin, J.F., 1979. K-Ar geochronology and palaeomagnetism of volcanic rocks in the Lesser Antilles island arc. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences291(1383), pp.485-528.

Morne Trois Pitons Volcano Eruptions

790 AD