Shuttle photo showing the Marsabit complex.
Marsabit is a shield volcano.
It is in the form of a smooth, low dome with a small parasitic cone at its
summit. Marsabit is Holocene in age. It has not erupted in historic times.
Sources of Information:
Mohr, P.A., "The Geology of Ethiopia," University College of Addis Ababa Press, Central Printing Press, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 268 pp., 1962.
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