Zavodovski Volcano - John Seach


South Sandwich Islands

56.30 S, 27.57 W
summit elevation 551 m

Zavodovski Island is the northern most of the South Sandwich islands. The volcano contains two parasitic cones on the east side.
Zavodovski Island contains two million Chinstrap penguins and the most northerly breeding location for Antarctic Fulmars. It contains the largest penguin colony in the world.

2009 Earthquakes
A magnitude 5 earthquake hit 25 km NNE of Zavodovski Island on 15th August 2009. A magnitude 5.5 earthquake hit 30 km NNW of the island on 4th April 2009.

Zavodovski Volcano Eruptions

1908?, 1830?, 1823?, 1819