unnamed volcano

volcanic field unknown summit elevation
Iran/Azerbaijan, 39.25°N / 45.17°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

A large young lava field which probably has been active within the past 10,000 years is located in the far NW corner of Iran, near the border with Azerbaijan, about 40 km east of the Iranian city of Maku.

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Typical eruption style: effusive
unnamed volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tue, 8 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
8 Jun 2021 20:40:59 GMT
2.9

10 km
29 km (18 mi)
Kangarli Rayon, 31 km north of Nakhichivan, Babek Rayon, Nakhichevan, Azerbaijan

Background

The volcanic field lies between two major NW-SE-trending fault systems, the Maku Fault on the south and the Sardarapat-Nakhichevan Fault on the north. The roughly crescent-shaped lava field extends about 30 km in an east-west direction and about 25 km in a NW-SE direction.
(Source: GVP / Smithsonian Institution)

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