Antiparos volcano

Pyroclastic cone(s) 282 m / 925 ft
Aegean Sea, Greece, 37°N / 25.05°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Antiparos volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene)

No recent earthquakes
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Background

Antiparos Island, positioned within the back-arc region of the South Aegean Volcanic Arc, contains a group of rhyolitic lava domes and pyroclastic cones with associated lava flows that are of Miocene to early Quaternary age (Pe-Piper and Piper, 2007; IAVCEI; Keller, 1982; Clapsopoulos, 1998). The domes are surrounded by tuffs containing obsidian particles and pumice, which are believed to be the result of subaqueous pyroclastic flows. The volcanic products are distributed over a total area of about 4.5 km2 (Clapsopoulos, 1998). K-Ar dates listed in Fytikas et al. (1984) range from 5.4 to 4.0 Ma.
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Antiparos Photos

From left to right, (now uninhabited) Despotiko, Antiparos and Paros Islands in the central Cyclades (Greece) seen from the air (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
From left to right, (now uninhabited) Despotiko, Antiparos and Paros Islands in the central Cyclades (Greece) seen from the air (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 



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