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Jabal al Qiranah volcano

Volcanic field unknown
Jordan, 30.73°N / 35.75°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Jabal al Qiranah volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Jabal al Qiranah lies in central Jordan, about halfway in between the city of Ma'an in southern Jordan and the Dead Sea. Basaltic lava from Jabal al Qiranah overlies middle Pleistocene fluviatile gravels, which yielded many Acheulian implements (Bender, 1975).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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