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Koruhüyüğü volcano

cinder cones 433 m
Turkey, 36.81°N / 36.61°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Koruhüyüğü volcano eruptions: in historic times 1222 AD
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 18 Nov
Sat, 18 Nov 02:56 UTCM 2.2 / 8 km9 kmASAGIBILENLER-ISLAHIYE (GAZIANTEP)
Tue, 14 Nov
Tue, 14 Nov 04:01 UTCM 1.5 / 5.1 km36 kmAKBAYIR-SAHINBEY (GAZIANTEP)
Tue, 7 Nov
Tue, 7 Nov 09:56 UTCM 1.343 kmDENIZCILER-ISKENDERUN (HATAY)
Wed, 1 Nov
Wed, 1 Nov 11:11 UTCM 2.139 km TURKEY-SYRIA BORDER REGION
Wed, 18 Oct
Wed, 18 Oct 21:39 UTCM 1.9 / 2.9 km54 kmSARPINAGZI-(OSMANIYE)
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A serial of cinder cones in the "graben" structure in the area north of Kirikhan town in Turkey.

Background:

An eruption that produced lava flows was reported to have occurred in 1222 AD at the village Koruhüyüğü, in SO Turkey near the border with Syria (Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World). Little is known about volcanism in this region and in the Smithsonian catalog of volcanoes it is wrong refered "beloning to Syria" and "unknown". There is no other volcanic items in an area of a circle of 200 km diameter, except this cinder cones that look relativly young.


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