Graciosa Volcano | John Seach

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Azores

39.02 N, 27.97 W
summit elevation 402 m
Stratovolcano

Graciosa volcano is located in central Azores. Eruptions from the caldera have produced tephra falls, pyroclastic flows, lahars, and lava flows.

Graciosa Island sits om the Terceira Rift, which extends from the Mid Atlantic Ridge to the East Azores Fracture Zone.

The average rainfall on Graciosa island is 966 mm per year, which is the lowest of the islands, which range up to 2,647 mm at Flores. Average annual runoff at the Azores is 680 mm, with a range between 134 (Graciosa) and 1,371 mm (the island of
Flores).

Graciosa Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.