Volcanoes of Armenia (9)

Akhuryan Valley | Aragats | Ghegam | Porak | Shamiram Plateau | Tskhouk-Karckar | Unnamed | Unnamed | Vaiyots-Sar
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Akhuryan Valley

(Volcanic field 2251 m / 7385 ft)
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Aragats

(stratovolcano 4095 m)
Aragats is a large andesitic-to-dacitic stratovolcano in NW Armenia about 40 km NW of the capital city of Yerevan. [more]

Ghegam

(stratovolcano, cinder cones 3597 m)
The Ghegam Ridge, located in west-central Armenia between the capital city of Yerevan and Lake Sevan, contains a broad concentration of lava domes and pyroclastic cones of Pleistocene-to-Holocene age. [more]

Porak

(stratovolcano 2800 m)
Porak volcano is a stratovolcano on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, in the Vardeniss volcanic ridge about 20 km SE of Lake Sevan.
The last eruption produced a lava flow around 773-783 AD. Petroglyphs dated to the 5th century BC likely show earlier eruptions of Po... [more]

Shamiram Plateau

(Volcanic field 3300 m / 10827 ft)
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Tskhouk-Karckar

(pyroclastic cones 3000? m / 9,842 ft)
Tskhouk-Karckar volcano is a group of 8 Holocene cinder cones in the central Siunik volcanic ridge along the Armenia/Azerbaijan border about 60 km SE of Lake Sevan.
The last activity took place about 5000 years ago, and built a cone which erupted lava flows. These flows ove... [more]

Unnamed

(Volcanic field 3047 m / 9997 ft)
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Unnamed

(Volcanic field 2400 m / 7874 ft)
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Vaiyots-Sar

(cinder cones 3329 m)
Vaiyots-Sar is a young cinder cone in a group of six cinder and lava cones of Pleistocene-to-Holocene age located in the western Vardenis Volcanic Highland south of Lake Sevan in southern Armenia. It likely formed in postglacial times.
Vaiyots-Sar volcano is also known unde... [more]
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