OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

San Vicente

Latitude (dd): 
16.90
Longitude (dd): 
-25.00
Elevation (m): 
697
Country: 
Cape Verde Islands
Type: 
Stratovolcano

 

San Vicente (bottom) is Holocene stratovolcano. San Vicente has not erupted in historic time. Santo Antao is at the bottom of this Space Shuttle photo (STS075-0766-0013). Santa Luzia is the smaller island near the top.

Sources of Information:

Neumann van Padang, M., Richards, A.F., Machado, F., Bravo, T., Baker, E., Le Maitre, W., 1967, Part XXI, Atlantic Ocean: Catalogue of the active volcanoes of the world, International Association of Volcanology, Rome, Italy, 128 p.

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