Monaco Bank (Portugal)

Status Unknown Eruption 1911 -197m
Submarine (Rift zone / Oceanic crust (< 15 km))

Monaco Bank

Monaco Bank is a submarine volcano constructed along a NW-SE-trending fissure 20-km south of the western tip of Sao Miguel Island. The linear volcano is located along regional tectonic trends connecting Sete Cidades volcano with Santa MarĂ­a Island, SE of Monaco Bank. The summit of the volcano rises to within 197 m of the sea surface. Submarine eruptions took place during 1907, when a submarine cable was ruptured, and 1911.

Last updated 2019-08-04 00:28:03

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