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Volcano number: 221190
Region: Africa and Red Sea
Country: Ethiopia
Geodetic measurements? Yes
Deformation observation? No
Measurement method(s): InSAR
Duration of observation: 1997-2000, 2005-2010
Inferred cause of deformation: []
Characteristics of deformation:

ERS interferograms from Fentale (also known as Fantale) volcano between 1997-2000 showed no volcanic deformation. Later ENVISAT interferograms, 2005-2010, also showed no deformation (Biggs et al., 2011).

References: 'Biggs, J., I. D. Bastow, D. Keir, and E. Lewi (2011), Pulses of deformation reveal frequently recurring shallow magmatic activity beneath the Main Ethiopian Rift, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 12, Q0AB10, doi:10.1029/2011GC003662.', 'Siebert, L., and T. Simkin (2002), Volcanoes of the World: An Illustrated Catalogue of Holocene Volcanoes and Their Eruptions, Global Volcanism Program Digital Inf. Ser., GVP‐3, Smithsonian Inst., Washington, D. C. [Available at]'
Location: 39.93, 8.975