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Koruhüyüğü volcano

cinder cones 433 m
Turkey, 36.81°N / 36.61°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
Koruhüyüğü volcano books
Typical eruption style: explosive
Koruhüyüğü volcano eruptions: in historic times 1222 AD
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 18 Sep
Mon, 18 Sep 20:14 UTCM 1.8 / 1.6 km48 kmNOHUTTEPE-(OSMANIYE)
Sun, 17 Sep
Sun, 17 Sep 05:42 UTCM 2.449 kmNOHUTTEPE-(OSMANIYE)
Mon, 28 Aug
Mon, 28 Aug 22:57 UTCM 2.0 / 7 km36 km TURKEY-SYRIA BORDER REGION
Fri, 25 Aug
Fri, 25 Aug 10:59 UTCM 2.3 / 6 km52 kmCENTRAL TURKEY
Thu, 17 Aug
Thu, 17 Aug 18:26 UTCM 2.0 / 8 km35 kmELBISTANHUYUGU-ISLAHIYE (GAZIANTEP)
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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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