Sao Vicente (Sao Vicente, Cape Verde)

Sao Vicente island

Volcano: Sao Vicente (see Sao Vicente at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Soil Diffuse Emission
Description: São Vicente island (227 km2) is one of the Barlovento Islands, Cape Verde archipelago, West Africa. Cape Verde is consists of an intra-plate volcanic chain, Cape Verde Rise, the world’s highest intra-plate elevation in the ocean crust and occupies a position on the passive margin of the African plate, coincident with important residual geoid and gravimetric and heat flow anomalies related to the wellcharacterized Cape Verde mantle plume.

This location does not have flux data

Point of contact for this site:
Samara Dionis, sdionis@iter.es (1Instituto Volcanológico de Canarias (INVOLCAN))

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Sao Vicente_010820081/8/2008 Emanuela Bagnato Sept. 19, 2016


Bibliographic references for this site

Dionis Samara M , Nemesio M Pérez, Pedro A Hernández, Gladys Melián, Fátima Rodríguez,Eleazar Padrón, Hirochika Sumino, Jose Barrrancos, Germán D Padilla, Paulo Fernandes,Zuleyka Bandomo, Sónia Silva, Jose M Pereira, Hélio Semedo,Jeremias Cabral, 2015,Diffuse CO2 degassing and volcanic activity at Cape Verde islands, West Africa, Earth, Planets and Space, vol.67, pp. 1-15, DOI: 10.1186/s40623-015-0219-x


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