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Jabal Yar volcano

volcanic field 305 m / 1,001 ft
western Saudi Arabia, 17.05°N / 42.83°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: effusive
Jabal Yar volcano eruptions: 1810 ± 10 yearsNo recent earthquakes
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Jabal Yar volcano is a small volcanic field, the southernmost of Saudi Arabia, located along the Red Sea coast close to the border with Yemen.
The field contains 3 groups of volcanoes, Qummatain, Djar'atain-Harra and 'Ukwatain. Hot springs occur south of Djar'atain and between Djar'atain and 'Ukwatain.
The only documented historic eruption from Jabal Yar took place around 1810.


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