Longonot volcano (Nakuru County, Kenya)

Mount Longonot, Africa

Volcano: Longonot (see Longonot at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Soil Diffuse Emission
Description: Longonot volcano is situated in the southern Kenyan Rift and is one of 12 Quaternary volcanoes that line the central rift grabens. It is a large caldera volcano, consisting of a relativelymodern trachyte cone situated within a 12 km caldera structure.

Point of contact for this site:
Juliet Biggs, juliet.biggs@bristol.ac.uk (COMET, School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Longonot_011120121/11/2012 Emanuela Bagnato Nov. 13, 2016

Bibliographic references for this site

Robertson, E., Biggs, J., Edmonds, M., Clor,L., Fischer, T.P., Vye-Brown, C., Kianji, G., Koros, W., Kandie, R., 2016,Diffuse degassing at Longonot volcano, Kenya: Implications for CO2 flux in continental rifts, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research , vol.in press, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2016.06.016

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