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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, 23 May
Tue, 23 May 04:57 UTCM 1.9 / 7.8 km17 kmGUNDOGAN-BODRUM (MUGLA)
Mon, 22 May
Mon, 22 May 19:49 UTCM 1.9 / 7.3 km9 kmKOS ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Mon, 22 May 19:24 UTCM 1.6 / 6.7 km12 kmBODRUM (MUGLA)
Mon, 22 May 17:11 UTCM 2.9 / 5 km5 km DODECANESE IS.-TURKEY BORDER REG
Mon, 22 May 15:22 UTCM 2.1 / 1 km13 kmBODRUM (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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