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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, 17 Apr
Mon, 17 Apr 10:35 UTCM 2.0 / 15.1 km37 kmAKBAYIR-SAHINBEY (GAZIANTEP)
Tue, 11 Apr
Tue, 11 Apr 23:10 UTCM 1.7 / 5 km34 kmYASTICA-MUSABEYLI (KILIS)
Thu, 30 Mar
Thu, 30 Mar 08:50 UTCM 1.8 / 5 km24 kmFERICEK-MUSABEYLI (KILIS)
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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