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Akyarlar volcano

lava domes 172 m
Turkey, 36.98°N / 27.31°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Akyarlar volcano eruptions: none in historic times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Tue, 16 Oct
Tue, 16 Oct 07:42 UTCM 1.7 / 10.5 km44 kmALACAM-MILAS (MUGLA)
Tue, 16 Oct 04:51 UTCM 1.7 / 10.2 km24 kmPINARLIBELEN-BODRUM (MUGLA)
Tue, 16 Oct 03:58 UTCM 2.7 / 6.1 km4 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Tue, 16 Oct 02:31 UTCM 0.9 / 5 km27 kmGOKOVA KORFEZI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)
Tue, 16 Oct 01:34 UTCM 1.1 / 5 km24 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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