Volcano Name:Tenerife Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 383030
Alternate Name:
Abrunco
Almarchiga
Boca Cangrejo
Bocas Marie
Chahorra
Chinyero
Cordillera Dorsal
Diego Hernandez
El Boquerón
El Espárrago
El Tabonal
Guajara
Hoyo Cedro
La Atalaya
La Caldereta
La Corona
La Mareta
Las Cañadas
Los Hornitos
Los Infantes
Media Montaña
Montaña Abejera
Montaña Bilma
Montaña Blanca
Montaña Cascajo
Montaña Chío
Montaña Ciego
Montaña Corrales
Montaña Cuevas Negras
Montaña Fraile
Montaña Gananias
Montaña Garda
Montaña Grande de Güímar
Montaña Lejas
Montaña Liferfe
Montaña Majúa
Montaña Mostaza
Montaña Negra
Montaña Negra
Montaña Rajada
Montaña Reventada
Montaña Samara
Montaña de Abeque
Montaña de Las Arenas
Montaña de Taco
Montaña de la Angostura
Montaña de la Cruz
Montaña del Estrecho
Montaña del Roquillo
Montaña del Volcán
Montaña la Botija
Montaña la Cruz
Montaña la Cruz de Tea
Montaña la Vica
Montañas de Negras
Montañas de los Conejos
Montañas las Lajas
Montañetas las Negras
Pan de Azucar
Pico Viejo
Pico del Teide
Picos Cabras
Piton de Azucar
Roques Blancos
Santiago
Siete Fuentes
Tabonal Negro
Ucanca
Volcan Cuevos del Ratón
Volcan de Arafo
Volcán de Fasnia
Volcán de Garachico
Volcán de Güímar
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano(es)
Latitude: 28.2713888900
Longitude: -16.6408333300
Region:Atlantic Ocean Sub Region:Canary Islands
Date Entered:02/05/2012
 
Eruption Details
Eruption Start Date:-80 Date Error:40
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.210 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.815 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.700 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 15.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 10.200 (Eruption Rate)
Maximum VEI : + 4.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 0.210 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 0.815 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date:196000 BP Date Error:6000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Ar-Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): > 4.340 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): > 10.000 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): > 4.340
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : > 10.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : > 6.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 7.000 (Literature)
Magma: Phonolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Phonolite
Eruption Start Date:221000 BP Date Error:5000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Ar-Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 2.200 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 5.800 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 0.200 (Literature)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 0.215 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.700 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 6.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 2.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 5.600 (Literature)
Magma: Phonolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Phonolite
Eruption Start Date:224750 BP Date Error:9250
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 5.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 25.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 6.100 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 6.000 (Literature)
Magma: Phonolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Phonolite
Eruption Start Date:247250 BP Date Error:26250
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 3.700 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 10.800 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 0.030 (Literature)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 0.100 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.900 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 7.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 3.700 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 10.650 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date:273500 BP Date Error:12000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Ar-Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 3.500 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 7.550 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 2.100 (Literature)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 3.350 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.900 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 6.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 1.500 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 4.200 (Literature)
Magma: Phonolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Phonolite
Eruption Start Date:289000 BP Date Error:6000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Ar-Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 13.300 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 37.750 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 3.780 (Literature)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 6.390 (Literature)
Magnitude : 6.500 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 6.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 9.500 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 31.400 (Literature)
Magma: Phonolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Phonolite
Eruption Start Date:319000 BP Date Error:5000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Ar-Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 3.100 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): <= 13.500 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 0.600 (Literature)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : < 1.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.900 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 6.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 2.500 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 8.650 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date:347000 BP Date Error:8000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Ar-Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 2.700 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 7.600 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.800 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 6.000 (Literature)
Magma: Phonolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Phonolite
Eruption Start Date:370000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:K Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Not Entered Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Maximum VEI : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Eruption Start Date:596000 BP Date Error:14000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:K Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 5.500 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 12.700 (Calculated)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 17.300 (Calculated)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 7.500 (Literature)
Magnitude : 6.100 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Phonolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Phonolite
Eruption Start Date:600000 BP Date Error:9000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Ar-Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): > 4.340 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): > 10.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : > 6.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 6.000 (Literature)
Magma: Phonolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Phonolite
Eruption Start Date:668000 BP Date Error:4000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Ar-Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): > 5.500 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): > 12.700 (Calculated)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): > 3.260 (Calculated)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : > 7.500 (Literature)
Magnitude : 6.100 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Phonolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Phonolite
Eruption Start Date:1180000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Not Available
Eruption Date Quality:Not Entered Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Maximum VEI : >= 4.000 (Literature)

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