Mount Michael

Mount Michael in October 2015
Mount Michael in October 2015. / USGS, LandsatLook / public domain
An active volcano on this small, glacier-covered island. Its 0.7 km wide crater contains one of the few active lava lakes in the world. The size of the lava lake fluctuates between 90 – 215 m. The volcano is 990 m tall and, as far as it is known, none has climbed the mountain.

Mount Michael is included in the following article:

Lava lakes of the world

Lava lakes of the world in 2019
Lava lakes of the world in 2019 / Wondermondo / public domain
In October 2019 we have seven existing lava lakes on Earth. Three more existed for a longer time in the recent past. Besides this, since the year 2000 short-lived lava lakes and lava ponds existed in 11 more places. Wondermondo has listed them all in this article.

Location, GPS coordinates: 57.8001 S 26.4878 W
Categories: Volcanoes, Lakes and streams
Values: Geology, Visual
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Where is located? Antarctic and Sub-antarctic region, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Saunders Island

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