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  • 9.35°S
  • 159.73°E

  • 1000 m
    3280 ft

  • 255062
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There are no Holocene eruptions known for Gallego. 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.

Hackman B D, 1980. The geology of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. Brit Inst Geol Sci Overseas Mem, no 6.

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

Johnson R W, 1991. . (pers. comm.).

The Pliocene-to-Quaternary Gallego volcanics, comprising a group of steeply dissected cones, cover a large area of NW Guadalcanal Island (Hackman, 1980). Mount Roundhead is a small, but well-preserved volcano. Local traditions mention an historical eruption, but this could refer to an eruption from Savo volcano (1991 pers. comm. from Coleman to R W Johnson). The International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (1973) considered andesitic Mount Esperance to have been active during the past 2000 years.