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Mata Fa

MGDS_FeatureID lowest in hierarchy: 
Activity: 
Latitude: 
-14.9833
Longitude: 
-173.8000
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Maximum or Single Reported Depth (mbsl): 
2315
Tectonic setting: 
Volcano Number (if applicable): 
Host Rock: 
NotProvided
Deposit Type: 
NotProvided
Notes on Vent Field Description: 
location approximate; summit depth listed; one of the 7 volcanoes in the North Mata volcanic complex; classified here as arc volcano, but at the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting this tectonic setting was distinguished as rear-arc and the region was distinguished as NE Lau Basin; Baker et al. (2010): "The 25-km-long chain of “Mata” volcanoes lies ... separated from both the arc front and the spreading ridge"
Year and How Discovered (if active, visual confirmation is listed first): 
2010 plume only
Discovery References (text): 
Baker, E.T., et al. (2010) Multiple Active Volcanoes in the Northeast Lau Basin. AGU Fall Meeting Abstract #T13B-2188.