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Göllü Dağ volcano

stratovolcano 2143 m
Turkey, 38.26°N / 34.55°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
Göllü Dağ volcano books
Typical eruption style: explosive
Göllü Dağ volcano eruptions: none in historic times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 4 May
Thu, 4 May 15:52 UTCM 2.1 / 3.8 km35 kmOKCU-BOR (NIGDE)
Tue, 25 Apr
Tue, 25 Apr 07:52 UTCM 1.936 kmAGZIKARAHAN-(AKSARAY)
Göllü Dağ, a 2143-m-high rhyolitic-to-rhyodacitic lava dome complex in central Anatolia, lies between the Hasan Dağ and Acigöl-Nevsehir volcanic complexes.

Background:

The volcano was active between 1.33 to 0.84 million years ago (Bigazzi et al., 1995). A large number of cinder cones are located adjacent to Göllü Dağ along a along N-S-trending fissures north of the lava dome complex and south of the Erdas Dağ massif. Lava domes and cinder cones overlie the buried silicic Derinkuyu caldera complex of Tertiary age. The hydrothermal alteration and hot springs are present in the Sahin Kalesi resurgent dome complex west of Göllü Dağ and on the southern flank of the Erdas Dağ massif north of Göllü Dağ.


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