Wallis Islands Volcano | John Seach


Wallis and Futuna
Territoire des Óles Wallis et Futuna

13.30 S, 176.17 W
summit elevation† 143 m
Shield volcanoes

The low lying islands of Wallis and Futuna consist of basalt lava flows which may have erupted in the past 10,000 years. The three main islands are Wallis, Futuna and Alofi. There are also 20 uninhabited islets.

Further reading
Price, Richard C., et al. "The geochemistry of basalts from the Wallis Islands, Northern Melanesian Borderland: Evidence for a lithospheric origin for Samoan-type basaltic magmas?." Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 45.3-4 (1991): 267-288.

MacDonald, G.A., 1945. Petrography of the Wallis Islands. Geological Society of America Bulletin56(9), pp.861-872.

Wallis Islands Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.