Gahinga, Uganda

Location: 1.17 S, 29.64 E
Elevation: 11,565 ft. (3,525 m)

Gahinga is located in the Bufumbira field, an easterly part of the Virunga volcanic complex located in the western branch of the East African Rift Valley. The lava flows of Gahinga have K-Ar ages from about 0.29 Ma to its youngest at around 0.09 Ma.


Map of Virunga Volcanic Complex

Source of Information:
De Mulder, M.; 1986 K-Ar geochronology of the Karisimbi volcano (Virunga, Rwanda-Zaire; J. Afr. Earth Sci.; p.575-76.



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