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Kargapazari Dagi volcano

Unknown 2089 m / 6854 ft
Turkey, 40.01°N / 41.68°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kargapazari Dagi 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:

Kargapazari Dagi, located just north of the town of Pasinler and 35 km ENE of Erzurum (Ercan et al., 1993), was dated by Innocenti et al. (1982) around 8 Ma. However, Yilmaz (1990) identifies the area as Pliocene to Pleistocene based on dating by Nagao et al. (1989). Satellite imagery appears to show a half-caldera open to the NW with a dome in the center.
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