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Akyarlar volcano

lava domes 172 m
Turkey, 36.98°N / 27.31°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
Akyarlar volcano books
Typical eruption style: explosive
Akyarlar volcano eruptions: none in historic times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sun, 23 Apr
Sun, 23 Apr 21:44 UTCM 1.9 / 4.3 km24 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Wed, 19 Apr
Wed, 19 Apr 05:13 UTCM 1.7 / 13.3 km25 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Tue, 18 Apr
Tue, 18 Apr 23:04 UTCM 1.9 / 124.4 km25 kmKOS ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Sun, 16 Apr
Sun, 16 Apr 22:37 UTCM 1.5 / 5 km35 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Sat, 15 Apr
Sat, 15 Apr 12:59 UTCM 1.9 / 5 km14 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.


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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