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is a dormant volcano
2. Bedrock3. Conduit 4. Base5. Sill6. Dike7. Layers of ash emitted by the volcano8. Flank| 9. Layers of lava emitted by the volcano10. Throat11. Parasitic cone12. Lava flow13. Vent14. Crater15...
with a well-defined cone and crater. It is 605 m (1,985 ft) high and located in Curepipe
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. The crater has been alternately described as 300 and 350 meters in diameter, and is 80 meters deep. It is also known as Murr's Volcano
. According to experts, the volcano is lying dormant but could become active at any time within the next thousand years. The crater is only accessible down a steep embankment which is considered dangerous. Water and silt have clogged the crater, making it even less accessible.