Manzaz Volcano | John Seach

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Algeria

23.92 N, 5.83 E
summit elevation 1672 m
Volcanic field

Manzaz Volcanic Field is located in southern Algeria, and covers an area of 1500 sq km. It consists of scoria cones and maars.

The volcano is located in a region of volcanism called the Hoggar Swell.

Manzaz volcano contains strombolian volcanic cones and associated lava flows. The eroded cones often have horseshoe shapes. Lava flows are 95% alkali basalt, basanite, and hawaiite.

Manzaz Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.