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.