Hodson, Visokoi, Island, South Sandwich Islands

Location: 56.7S, 27.2W
Elevation: 3,295 feet (1,005 m)

Looking west towards the Hodson stratovolcano, Visoki Island. Photo by Warwick Board, SANAP, University of Cape Town, February 2000.

Hodson is a large, mostly ice-covered stratovolcano. The island is about 5 by 3.7 miles (8 by 6 km). There are basaltic scoria cones on the east slopes of the island. Plumes were noted at the volcano in 1830 and 1930.

Steve Mattox

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