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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, 26 Sep
Tue, 26 Sep 00:48 UTCM 1.9 / 3.8 km24 kmONIKI ADALAR (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Tue, 26 Sep 00:23 UTCM 2.0 / 5.8 km26 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Mon, 25 Sep
Mon, 25 Sep 22:54 UTCM 1.3 / 3.8 km26 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Mon, 25 Sep 21:40 UTCM 1.2 / 12.5 km38 kmGOKPINAR-BODRUM (MUGLA)
Mon, 25 Sep 21:21 UTCM 1.1 / 25.7 km19 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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