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Girekol volcano

stratovolcano 2323 m
Turkey, 39.2°N / 43.18°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Girekol volcano eruptions: none in historic times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 31 Jul 2020
Fri, 31 Jul 01:09 UTCM 2.0 / 5 km23 kmGoruslu-ercis (van) (Turkey)
Fri, 26 Jun 2020
Fri, 26 Jun 14:58 UTCM 3.0 / 5.3 km19 kmAlatay-patnos (agri) (Turkey)
Fri, 3 Apr 2020
Fri, 3 Apr 13:08 UTCM 2.0 / 7 km14 kmEastern Turkey
Fri, 3 Apr 07:08 UTCM 2.1 / 30.8 km29 kmBayramli-ercis (van) (Turkey)
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A huge volcano north of Van lake with a great eruption crater towards south-east.


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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