Bus-Obo volcano

Cinder cone 1162 m / 3,812 ft
Mongolia, 47.12°N / 109.08°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Bus-Obo volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions

No recent earthquakes
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Background

Bus-Obo volcano is a 90-m-high basaltic cinder cone of possible late-Pleistocene to Holocene age located east of the Orchon Gol area of east-central Mongolia, about 100 km SE of the capital city of Ulaanbaatar.
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Bus-Obo Photos

A strong eruption occurs on the evening of 25 Feb, producing a tall lava fountain from the northern vent and ejecting incandescent bombs to the lower northern flanks, where bush fires start to burn. The town of Colima in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A strong eruption occurs on the evening of 25 Feb, producing a tall lava fountain from the northern vent and ejecting incandescent bombs to the lower northern flanks, whe...
The 'a'a lava flow front, is still moving,- very slowly. Blocks are tumbling from its top, setting fire to isolated bushes of broom. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The 'a'a lava flow front, is still moving,- very slowly. Blocks are tumbling from its top, setting fire to isolated bushes of broom. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Part of a series of Mud Volcanoes near Qobustan, Azerbaijan (Photo: WNomad)
Part of a series of Mud Volcanoes near Qobustan, Azerbaijan (Photo: WNomad)
Mud volcanoes near Qobustan, Azerbaijan (Photo: WNomad)
Mud volcanoes near Qobustan, Azerbaijan (Photo: WNomad)
 



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