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Ayelu

Latitude (dd): 
10.08
Longitude (dd): 
40.70
Elevation (m): 
2145
Country: 
Ethiopia
Type: 
Stratovolcano

 

 

Ayelu is a stratovolcano in the Ethiopian rift valley. The volcano has no historic eruptions but probably has erupted sometime in the last ten thousand years; unconfirmed activity is reported from 1928.

 

 

Source of Information

Richard JJ Neumann van Padang M, 1957, Africa and the Red Sea: Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World, Rome: IAVCEI 4:p23-24.