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The Leizhou Bandao volcanic field is a group of Pliocene-Holocene basaltic cones on the Leizhou (Liuchow) Peninsula in SE China, across the Qiongzhou strait north of Hainan Dao Island. Leizhou Bandao is the northern part of the Qionglei volcano group (also known as the Leiqiong volcanic field), a 7300 sq km basaltic-to-basanitic plateau that covers the southern Leizhou (Liuchow) Peninsula and extends across a broad area of northern Hainan Dao. Volcanism on the peninsula was controlled by E-W-trending extension related to the opening of the South China Sea Basin. Yingfengling and Tianyang are Pleistocene stratovolcanoes that contain large amounts of mantle xenoliths. Much of the southern part of the penisula is formed by Pleistocene-Holocene volcanic cones, but another area of Pleistocene-Holocene volcanism lies at the the northern end of the peninsula, west of Zhanjiang City.
The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Leizhou Bandao. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Leizhou Bandao page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).
This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.
|Shandun | Liuchow Peninsula|
|Feature Name||Feature Type||Elevation||Latitude||Longitude|
|Zhanjiang||Cone - Crater|
|The Leizhou Bandao volcanic field covers much of the southern (orange-brown colored) part of the Leizhou Peninsula, across the Qiongzhou strait north of Hainan Dao Island (bottom). Leizhou Bandao is the northern part of the Qionglei volcano group, a 7300 sq km basaltic-to-basanitic plateau that covers the southern Leizhou (Liuchow) Peninsula and extends across a broad area of northern Hainan Dao. Another area of Pleistocene-Holocene volcanism lies at the greenish area at the northern end of the peninsula, west of Zhanjiang City.
NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov).
The following references have all been used during the compilation of data for this volcano, it is not a comprehensive bibliography. 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.
Chen S (ed), 1986. Atlas of Geo-Science, Analysis of Landsat Imagery in China. Beijing: Chinese Acad Sci Press, 228 p.
IAVCEI, 1973-80. Post-Miocene Volcanoes of the World. IAVCEI Data Sheets, Rome: Internatl Assoc Volc Chemistry Earth's Interior..
Latter J H, 1985. . (pers. comm.).
Liu J, Taniguchi H, 2001. Active volcanoes in China. Tohoku Asian Studies, 6: 173-189.
Wei H, Sparks R S J, Liu R, Fan Q, Wang Y, Hong H, Zhang H, Chen H, Jiang C, Dong J, Zheng Y, Pan Y, 2003. Three active volcanoes in China and their hazards. J Asian Earth Sci, 21: 515-526.
Whitford-Stark J L, 1987. . (pers. comm.).
Whitford-Stark J L, 1987. A survey of Cenozoic volcanism on mainland Asia. Geol Soc Amer Spec Pap, 213: 1-74.
Yu J-H, O'Reilly S Y, Griffin W L, Xu X, Zhang M, Zhou X, 2003. The thermal state and composition of the lithospheric mantle beneath the Leizhou Peninsula, South China. J Volc Geotherm Res, 122: 165-189.