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Mt Ivohitra, Antsirabe I District, Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar

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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.

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Pliocene - Miocene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 1380698
Miocene-Pliocene volcanic rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Comments: May include hypabyssal intrusions.

Lithology: Volcanic rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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G. S. Chapus (1951): Antsirabe. Passé, présent, avenir. Tananarive. Imprimerie Lutherienne. p. 49-50

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