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Cheb Basin volcanic area volcano

Updated: Feb 29, 2024 21:06 GMT -
volcanic field 585 m / 1919 ft
Czechia, 49.97°N / 12.39°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

An area of NW Bohemia near the border with Germany, known as the Czech Auvergne, contains small basaltic volcanoes of Miocene-to-Pleistocene age and world-renowned hot springs.
Two cinder cones and a maar are found in the Cheb Basin area of the western Eger Rift; the Cheb Basin is an area of carbon dioxide dominated surface degassing in mofettes and mineral springs and active seismicity.
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Typical eruption style: explosive - effusive
Cheb Basin volcanic area volcano eruptions: approx. 300.000 years ago (lava flows from Eisenbühl)

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