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Girekol volcano

stratovolcano 2323 m
Turkey, 39.2°N / 43.18°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
Girekol volcano books
Typical eruption style: explosive
Girekol volcano eruptions: none in historic times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 13 Dec
Wed, 13 Dec 14:41 UTCM 2.4 / 14.3 km46 kmCOLPAN-(VAN)
Wed, 6 Dec
Wed, 6 Dec 19:35 UTCM 1.8 / 15.4 km8 kmKUCAK-PATNOS (AGRI)
Wed, 6 Dec 05:44 UTCM 2.1 / 6.3 km23 kmKIRKDEGIRMEN-ERCIS (VAN)
Wed, 29 Nov
Wed, 29 Nov 18:19 UTCM 1.7 / 18.4 km45 kmCOLPAN-(VAN)
Wed, 29 Nov 00:41 UTCM 1.7 / 15.8 km45 kmCOLPAN-(VAN)
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A huge volcano north of Van lake with a great eruption crater towards south-east.

Background:

Girekol is a Pleistocene-to-Holocene calc-alkaline to alkaline volcanic center located directly north of the NE arm of Lake Van in eastern Anatolia (Yilmaz, 1990).


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