Upolu Volcano - John Seach


Upolu Island, Samoa

13.935 S, 171.72 W
summit elevation 1100 m
Shield volcano

Upolu island is a large shield volcano, elongated 75 km in an east-west direction. Three recent lava flows erupted from vents near the crest of the island at its center and western side.

Apolima Island off the western tip of Upolu is a young tuff cone.

Upolu Volcano Eruptions

Eruptions in the past few thousand years.