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List of volcanoes in Tanzania

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List of volcanoes in Tanzania

This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Tanzania.

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
metres feet Coordinates
Burko[1] - - - -
Embulbul[2] - - - -
Elan Nairobi - - - -
Esimingor [1] - - - -
Gelai [3] - - - -
Igwisi Hills - - Holocene
Izumbwe-Mpoli 1568 5144 Holocene
Ketumbaine [3] - - - -
Kieyo 2175 7136 1800
Mount Kilimanjaro 5895 19,340 -
Lemagrut - - - -
Loolmalasin - - - -
Meru 4565 14,977 1910
Ngorongoro - - -
Ngozi 2622 8602 Holocene
Ol Doinyo Lengai 2962 9718 2010 (ongoing)
Oldeani [3] - - - -
Ololmoti - - - -
Olossirwa - - - -
Mount Rungwe 2961 9714 Holocene
Unnamed - - Holocene
Usangu Basin 2179 7149 Holocene


  1. ^ a b Yu. L. Kapustin; A. I. Polyakov (1985). "CARBONA TITE VOLCANOS OF EAST AFRICA AND THE GENESIS OF CARBONA TITES". International Geology Review 27 (4): 434–448.  
  2. ^ T. Alexander Barns (December 1921). "The Highlands of the Great Craters, Tanganyika Territory". The Geographical Journal 58 (6): 410.  
  3. ^ a b c Lee Siebert; Tom Simkin; Paul Kimberly (2010). Volcanoes of the World. University of California Press. pp. 351–.  
  • Siebert L, Simkin T (2002-). Volcanoes of the World: an Illustrated Catalog of Holocene Volcanoes and their Eruptions. Smithsonian Institution, Global Volcanism Program Digital Information Series, GVP-3, (
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