Kao Volcano | John Seach

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Tonga

19.67 S, 175.03 W
summit elevation 1125 m
stratovolcano

Kao is the highest volcano in Tonga. It is located 6 km north of Tofua volcano.

Kao is the highest and most spectacular volcano in Tonga. The lower slopes of the volcano are covered in jungle. A regional rift zone has elongated the volcano in a NNE-SSW direction. Kao volcano has a slope of 35 degrees.

Most of the coastline consists of a sea cliff 30 meters high, and is higher on the windward (southeast) side of the island.

Kao Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.