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Akyarlar volcano

lava domes 172 m
Turkey, 36.98°N / 27.31°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Akyarlar volcano eruptions: none in historic times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Tue, 21 Aug
Tue, 21 Aug 13:56 UTCM 1.5 / 4.8 km27 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Tue, 21 Aug 08:42 UTCM 2.2 / 4.7 km24 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Tue, 21 Aug 02:06 UTCM 1.9 / 7.1 km33 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Tue, 21 Aug 01:13 UTCM 1.4 / 13.1 km29 kmPINARLIBELEN-BODRUM (MUGLA)
Mon, 20 Aug
Mon, 20 Aug 00:40 UTCM 1.1 / 4.9 km29 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
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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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