Taungthonton Volcano

Taungthonton is a large inactive stratovolcano in the Sagaing Region and Kachin, northern Myanmar.[1] There has been no recorded eruptions associated with this volcano although it is evidence for convergence of India and Asia.[2]

Taungthonton
Taungthonton is located in Myanmar
Taungthonton
Taungthonton
Highest point
Elevation1,680 m (5,510 ft)
Coordinates24°58′N 95°48′E / 24.96°N 95.80°E / 24.96; 95.80Coordinates: 24°58′N 95°48′E / 24.96°N 95.80°E / 24.96; 95.80
Geography
LocationSagaing Region and Kachin State
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Volcanic arc/beltMyanmar Central Basin
Last eruptionUnknown


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Satyabala, S. P. (2003). "Oblique Plate Convergence in the Indo-Burma (Myanmar) Subduction Region". Pure and Applied Geophysics. 160 (9): 1611. Bibcode:2003PApGe.160.1611S. doi:10.1007/s00024-003-2378-0. S2CID 129735921.
  2. ^ Satyabala, S. P. (1998). "Subduction in the Indo-Burma region: Is it still active?". Geophysical Research Letters. 25 (16): 3189–3192. Bibcode:1998GeoRL..25.3189S. doi:10.1029/98GL02256.