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Girekol

Volcano
A huge volcano north of Van lake with a great eruption crater towards south-east.
Volcano typestratovolcano normal or dormant
LocationTurkey
Summit elevation2323 m
Girekol volcano eruptionsnone in historic times
Typical eruption styleexplosive
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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