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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
Sun, 19 Nov
Sun, 19 Nov 00:30 UTCM 2.0 / 3.4 km8 kmKOS ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Sat, 18 Nov
Sat, 18 Nov 21:15 UTCM 1.4 / 18.2 km16 kmKOS ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Sat, 18 Nov 20:49 UTCM 1.4 / 20.7 km16 kmKOS ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Sat, 18 Nov 20:43 UTCM 1.7 / 16.7 km22 kmONIKI ADALAR (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Sat, 18 Nov 20:34 UTCM 1.7 / 15.7 km21 kmONIKI ADALAR (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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