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Akyarlar volcano

lava domes 172 m
Turkey, 36.98°N / 27.31°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Akyarlar volcano eruptions: none in historic times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Tue, 16 Jan
Tue, 16 Jan 07:56 UTCM 1.2 / 22.5 km38 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Tue, 16 Jan 07:48 UTCM 2.1 / 11.2 km36 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Tue, 16 Jan 06:28 UTCM 1.5 / 20.1 km44 kmGOKCELER-MILAS (MUGLA)
Tue, 16 Jan 05:12 UTCM 1.2 / 14.9 km27 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Mon, 15 Jan
Mon, 15 Jan 12:32 UTCM 1.5 / 15.8 km37 kmMAZIKOY-BODRUM (MUGLA)
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The Bodrum & Akyarlar volcanics belong to the area of the active Cos volcanic complex and are the most western volcanics of Turkey.

Background:

The peninsula of Bodrum and Akyarlar is dominated by old dacitic andesitic lava extrusions and lava domes. Their age is probably Pleistocene and the first eruptions took place +- 2-3 mil. years ago.


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