Schank Volcano - John Seach
Mt Schank is
one of Australia's dormant, but not yet extinct, volcanoes.
The scoria cones are located 12 km south of Mt Gambier in South Australia, and is part of Mount Schank State Heritage Area.
Mt Schank volcano
consists of 2 dry craters. The northern crater is circular and 300 m in diameter.
The older, smaller, southern crater is 200 m in diameter and partially overlapped by the larger crater.
Eruptions were explosive with
pyroclastic flows and lava flows. Future eruptions are possible at the volcano.
Eruptions of Mt Schank Volcano
5000 years ago
Mount Schank Volcano
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