Volcanic field

A volcanic field (s: Volcanic field ) is a greater accumulation of volcanoes, cinder cones and maars mostly, but also Tuffringe or small shield volcanoes do occur. In many cases it is monogenetic volcanoes, then one speaks also of Monogenic tables volcanic field.

Typically, volcanic fields have a diameter of 30 to 80 miles and accommodate from 10 to 100, in some cases more than 1000 volcanoes.


  • Michoacán - Guanajuato volcanic field in Mexico with more than 1,000 volcanoes
  • West Eifel volcanic field in Germany with approximately 240 volcanoes
  • Aucklandfeld in New Zealand with over 50 volcanoes