Volcanoes of Fiji

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Topographic Features of the Fiji Islands

The Topography of Fiji is similar to most island in the South Pacific. This islands are mostly volcanic in origin with a substantial number of the smaller islands being formed build up of coral deposits. Fiji has some of the largest mountains in the island countries in the South Pacific with the highest peak being Mount Tomanivi in the center of Viti Levu at 1324 meters. The larger islands of Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and Kadavu have a number of mountains ranges with fertile files and rolling hills. The rest of the land mass in Fiji is comprised of small volcanic and coral islands.

Recent Volcanic Activity

  • Mt Uluigalau Volcano - Taveuni, elevation 1240 meters, last eruption 1658 AD
  • Koro Volcano - Koro Island, elevation 521 meters, last eruption over 10,000 years ago
  • Mt Nabukelevu - Kadavu Island, elevation 805 meters, last eruption over 10,000 years ago

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Geography of the Fiji Islands including topography, geology and topography.