Marsabit, Kenya

Location:2.32N, 37.97E
Elevation: 5599 ft (1701 m).

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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