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Akhuryan Valley volcano

Volcanic field 2251 m / 7385 ft
Armenia, 41.07°N / 43.75°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Akhuryan Valley volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

This group of six andesitic-dacitic cinder cones of lower to middle Pleistocene age was unnamed by IAVCEI (1973). Neill et al. (2013) sampled the Sepasar, Eznasar, and Kaputkogh cones in the "Cone Series" of the Akhuryan Valley. U-Pb dating of volcanic ash from a nearby archeological site gave an age of 1.8 Ma (Presnyakov et al., 2012).
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