Musa River

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  • 9.308°S
  • 148.13°E

  • 808 m
    2650 ft

  • 253020
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There are no activity reports for Musa River.

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There are no Holocene eruptions known for Musa River. If this volcano has had large eruptions prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

The following references are the sources used for data regarding this volcano. References are linked directly to our volcano data file. Discussion of another volcano or eruption (sometimes far from the one that is the subject of the manuscript) may produce a citation that is not at all apparent from the title. Additional discussion of data sources can be found under Volcano Data Criteria.

Fisher N H, 1957. Melanesia. Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World and Solfatara Fields, Rome: IAVCEI, 5: 1-105.

IAVCEI, 1973-80. Post-Miocene Volcanoes of the World. IAVCEI Data Sheets, Rome: Internatl Assoc Volc Chemistry Earth's Interior..

Hot springs and thermal vents at Musa River are located in metamorphic terrain with no obvious connection to recent volcanic activity. Basement rocks are metamorphic schists, and Tertiary andesitic volcanics are found less than 1 km away (Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World; IAVCEI, 1973-80).