Active fumaroles and hot springs shows that the volcano Jebel Marra in Sudan is not entirely extinguished

Jebel Marra volcanic field in Sudan – planet labs inc.

An impressive satellite photo taken by the corporation planet ing labs, showing the impressive volcanic field Jabel Marra in Sudan, fumaroles that can be seen in the image they see that the volcano is still active inside.

Marra Mountains are a series of volcanic peaks created by a massif that rises to 3,000 m. It is located in the center of the Darfur region in Sudan, specifically in Dar Fur and neighboring areas. The top of the massif is a small area of temperate climate with high rainfall and permanent springs of water. The last eruption occurred around 1500 BC. The center of activity was Deriba Caldera, and the collapse of the caldera involved after the eruption of pumice and pyroclastic flows that traveled more than 30 kilometers (19 miles) from the volcano. One of his most prominent of the great volcanic field Jebel Marra, located in the province of Darfur, in western Sudan, characteristics is the young deriba, 5 km wide caldera steep-walled, located on the south end of the field volcano, formed about 3,500 years ago at the time of the eruption of the voluminous airfall pumice and pyroclastic flows that traveled more than 30 km of the volcano.


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