Monaco Bank

Name

Monaco Bank

Depth

197 meters

Height

90 meters

Type

Submarine volcano

Location

Azores

Status

Historical

Eruption

1911 

Description

Monaco Bank is a submarine volcano constructed along a trending fissure 20 kilometers south of the western tip of Sao Miguel Island. The linear volcano is located along regional tectonic trends connecting Sete Cidades volcano with Santa Marķa Island, SE of Monaco Bank. The summit of the volcano rises to within 197 m of the sea surface. Submarine eruptions took place during 1907, when a submarine cable was ruptured by 1911.