Mt Ivohitra, Antsirabe I District, Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||19° 52' 42'' South , 47° 0' 28'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-19.87858,47.00804|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Ivohitra, Antsirabe, Faritra Vakinankaratra, Faritanin' Antananarivo, Madagasikara|
The extinct volcano, Mt Ivohitra, with its 2 rounded peaks is a characteristic landmark of the city of Antsirabe. Loose cm-sized augite crystals can be found on the ground on its western flank, near the summit.
1 valid mineral.
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|Pliocene - Miocene|
2.588 - 23.03 Ma
|Miocene-Pliocene volcanic rocks|