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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
Fri, 28 Jul
Fri, 28 Jul 16:34 UTCM 1.7 / 5 km0 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Fri, 28 Jul 16:27 UTCM 1.6 / 1.6 km27 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Fri, 28 Jul 16:26 UTCM 1.7 / 16.1 km28 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Fri, 28 Jul 16:20 UTCM 2.0 / 16.7 km11 kmBODRUM (MUGLA)
Fri, 28 Jul 16:18 UTCM 1.9 / 15.3 km5 kmAKYARLAR-BODRUM (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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