Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Bidu

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Occurrence number: 
052-00-005
Country: 
Eritrea
Location: 
Longitude: 41.58, Latitude: 13.28

The three large volcanoes of Nabro, Mallahle (Mallali) and Asavyo which constitute the Bidu massif are aligned along a north-northeasterly direction on the Danakil horst and extend southwards from Eritrea into Ethiopia. Details of this occurrence will be found under Ethiopia (No. 5).

References: 
BARBERI, F., CHEDEVILLE, E., FAURE, H., GIGLIA, G., MARINELLI, G., SANTACROCE, R., TAZIEFF, H. and VARET, J. 1973. Geology of Northern Afar (Ethiopia) (with a geological map, scale 1:500,000). Revue de Geographie Physique et de Geologie Dynamique, Paris, 15: 443-89.
Location: 
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith