Mallahle

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Mallahle
Nabro and Mallahle Volcanoes-NASA.jpg
False-color topographical relief image of Nabro caldera (top; in Eritrea) next to the Mallahle volcanic caldera, then Sork Ale in the bottom right.
Highest point
Elevation1,875 m (6,152 ft) [1]
Coordinates13°16′N 41°39′E / 13.27°N 41.65°E / 13.27; 41.65Coordinates: 13°16′N 41°39′E / 13.27°N 41.65°E / 13.27; 41.65[1]
Geography
Mallahle is located in Ethiopia
Mallahle
Mallahle
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Last eruptionHolocene?

Mallahle (also Mallali or Aruku[2]) is a stratovolcano on the border of Ethiopia and Eritrea, with a 6 km wide caldera.[1]

Mallahle is the highest peak in the Afdera region of Ethiopia. It is located in the Danakil Horst at the southern end of the Danakil Alps It makes up part of the Bidu volcanic complex (with the Nabro Volcano, Bara Ale and Sork Ale).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Global volcanism program, Mallahle".
  2. ^ "google map".
  3. ^ "Global Volcanism Program:Sork Ale".