Sao Tome Volcano | John Seach


Sao Tome and Principe

0.32 N, 6.72 E
summit elevation 2024 m
Shield volcano

Sao Tome Volcano is located in the Gulf of Guinea, off the west coast of Africa. Numerous cinder cones are located SE side of the island. The volcano is formed on the Cameroon line, a tectonic fault which stretches to eastern Nigeria.

Further reading
Barfod, D.N. and Fitton, J.G., 2014. Pleistocene volcanism on São Tomé, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa. Quaternary Geochronology21, pp.77-89.

Déruelle, B., et al. "The Cameroon line: a review." Magmatism in extensional structural settings (1991): 274-327.

Sao Tome Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.