Honggeertu

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  • 41.47°N
  • 113°E

  • 1700 m
    5576 ft

  • 305010
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Honggeertu.

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The Honggeertu volcanic field is located in Nei Mongol Province, NW of Beijing. The basaltic volcanic field consists of a group of about 12 cinder cones that were considered to be of Holocene age by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (1973). Liu (pers. comm., 1998), however, considered the existence of Holocene volcanism at this location to be uncertain.

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Honggeertu. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Honggeertu page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Honggeertu.

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Honggeertu.

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.

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

Liu X, 1998. . (pers. comm.).

Whitford-Stark J L, 1987. A survey of Cenozoic volcanism on mainland Asia. Geol Soc Amer Spec Pap, 213: 1-74.

Volcano Types

Cinder cone(s)

Tectonic Setting

Intraplate
Continental crust (> 25 km)

Rock Types

Major
Basalt / Picro-Basalt

Population

Within 5 km
Within 10 km
Within 30 km
Within 100 km
46,721
46,721
112,975
1,830,539

Affiliated Databases

Large Eruptions of Honggeertu 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.