Zengyu

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  • 26.18°N
  • 122.458°E

  • -418 m
    -1371 ft

  • 281050
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Zengyu (also known as Cengyu) is submarine volcano north of Taiwan, 70 km NE of Pengchiahsu Island. The summit of the volcano is at a depth of 418 m. A steam eruption lasting 10 minutes was observed over an area of 30 sq m by a Japanese naval vessel on 18 April 1916 (Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World), but there were no reports of the ejection of solid material. Chen (1986) reported vapor emission and water discoloration that lasted until 1 June 1927, although the nature and duration of this activity is not certain.

Summary of Holocene eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
[ 1916 Apr 18 ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain 0  

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.


Synonyms

Cengyu

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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 C H, Shen J J-S, 2005. A refined historical record of volcanic eruptions around Taiwan: tectonic implications in the arc-continent collision area. Terrestrial, Atmosph, Oceanic Sci, 16: 331-343.

Chen S (ed), 1986. Atlas of Geo-Science, Analysis of Landsat Imagery in China. Beijing: Chinese Acad Sci Press, 228 p.

Kuno H, 1962. Japan, Taiwan and Marianas. Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World and Solfatara Fields, Rome: IAVCEI, 11: 1-332.

Liu J, 1986. . (pers. comm.).

Whitford-Stark J L, 1987. . (pers. comm.).

Zhang X, Shi Z, 1999. Study on relationship between historical volcanic eruptions and historical strong earthquakes in China and its adjacent regions. Acta Seism Sinica, 12: 109-116.

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Submarine

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Continental crust (> 25 km)

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Affiliated Databases

Large Eruptions of Zengyu Information about large Quaternary eruptions (VEI >= 4) is cataloged in the Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions (LaMEVE) database of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).
WOVOdat WOVOdat is a database of volcanic unrest; instrumentally and visually recorded changes in seismicity, ground deformation, gas emission, and other parameters from their normal baselines. It is sponsored by the World Organization of Volcano Observatories (WOVO) and presently hosted at the Earth Observatory of Singapore.
EarthChem EarthChem develops and maintains databases, software, and services that support the preservation, discovery, access and analysis of geochemical data, and facilitate their integration with the broad array of other available earth science parameters. EarthChem is operated by a joint team of disciplinary scientists, data scientists, data managers and information technology developers who are part of the NSF-funded data facility Integrated Earth Data Applications (IEDA). IEDA is a collaborative effort of EarthChem and the Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS).
Smithsonian Collections Search the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections database. Go to the "Search Rocks and Ores" tab and use the Volcano Name drop-down to find samples.