Global Volcano Locations Database

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

NCEI maintains a database of over 1,500 volcano locations obtained from the Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program, Volcanoes of the World publication. The database includes information on the volcano name, location, elevation, volcano type, date of the last known eruption, and the certainty of Holocene volcanism.

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Dates

Metadata Date September 3, 2020
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2002 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from NGDC MGG Hazards WAF

Graphic Preview

Map of all volcano locations

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date September 3, 2020
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2002 (publication)
Responsible Party DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.hazards:G02135
Access Constraints Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Bbox East Long 180.000000
Bbox North Lat 89.000000
Bbox South Lat -79.000000
Bbox West Long -180.000000
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Graphic Preview Description Map of all volcano locations
Graphic Preview File https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/icons/volcano_locs.jpg
Graphic Preview Type jpg
Licence Produced by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress onGoing
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin NaN-99-01

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