- VolcanoThe big caldera of Acigöl-Nevsehir is located in central Turkey and has a size of 7-8 km diameter.
Volcano type caldera, lava domes normal or dormant Location Turkey Summit elevation 1689 m Acigöl-Nevsehir volcano eruptions 2300-1850 BC Typical eruption style explosive, lava flows, maars, lava domes, pyroclastic flowsThe wide caldera is part of an two older filled calderas (Acigöl-Nevsehir & Icik) and is of Pleistocene age. The caldera contains some lava domes (75.000-15.000 years old), maars and craters. Some scoria layers were dated to 11.000-4300 years ago and a tephra-layer covers archaeological sites of prehistoric age, 2300-1850 BC. Future eruptions are possible.