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Bakony-Balaton Highland volcano

Volcanic field 600 m / 1969 ft
Hungary, 46.92°N / 17.63°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Bakony-Balaton Highland volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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The Bakony-Balaton Highland Volcanic Field is a large area of monogenetic Pliocene-to-Pleistocene basaltic shield volcanoes and cinder cones located around Lake Balaton in western Hungary (Bleahu et al., 1973; Poka, 1988). The age of volcanism, as summarized by Kereszturi and Nemeth (2011), extended from about 7.94 to 2.29 Ma.
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