OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Nevis Peak

Latitude (dd): 
17.15
Longitude (dd): 
-62.58
Elevation (m): 
985
Country: 
St. Kitts and Nevis
State (Province, etc): 
West Indies
Type: 
Stratovolcano

 

 


Space Shuttle photo STS067-0705A-0082 looking southwest across the islands of St. Kitts and Nevis. Photo taken March 16, 1995.

Nevis Peak is a Holocene stratovolcano with no historic eruptions.


Sources of Information:

Simkin, T., and Siebert, L., 1994, Volcanoes of the World: Geoscience Press, Tucson, Arizona, 349 p.