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 María 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.

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