Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Koussi, Emi
The vertical stabilizer of the Space Shuttle Endeavor almost appears to point out the summit caldera of Emi Koussi volcano in the Tibesti Mountains of Chad. Emi Koussi lies at the SE end of the Tibesti Range; its 3415-m-high summit is the highest in the Sahara. Nested 12 x 15 km wide calderas at the summit contain large explosion craters and young basaltic scoria cones. NASA Space Shuttle image STS108-701-008, 2001 (http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/).
Volcano Number:225021
Volcano Name:Koussi, Emi
Country:Chad
Volcano Type:Pyroclastic shield
Elevation:3415m
Tectonic Setting:Intraplate / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:0
Pop. within 10km:8
Pop. within 30km:26
Pop. within 100km:1616
Latitude:19.8
Longitude:18.53



Eruption Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution No eruption data found for this volcano.
Emissions Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution No emissions data found for this volcano.


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Data from the SESAR Database
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Data from the MaGa Database
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