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List of volcanoes in Kenya

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List of volcanoes in Kenya

This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Kenya.


Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Barrier 1032 3385 1921
Central Island 550 1804 -
Chyulu Hills 2188 7178 1855
Mount Elgon 4321 14178
Elmenteita Badlands 2126 6975 Holocene
Emuruangogolak 1328 4357 1910
Homa Mountain 1751 5745 Holocene
Mount Kenya 5199 17057 -
Korosi 1446 4744 Holocene
Likaiu 915 3000 -
Longonot 2776 9108 1863
Marsabit 1707 5600 Holocene
Menengai 2278 7472 6050 BC
Namarunu 817 2680 6550 BC
North Island (Kenya) 520 1706 -
Nyambeni Hills 750 2460 Holocene
Ol Doinyo Eburru 2856 9370 -
Ol Kokwe 1130 3707 Holocene
Olkaria 2434 7985 1770
Paka 1697 5568 6050 BC
Segererua Plateau 699 2293 Holocene
Silali 1528 5013 5050 BC
South Island (Kenya) 800 2625 1888
Suswa 2356 7730 -


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