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Kuh-e Ayyub Ansar volcano

Lava dome 2506 m / 8222 ft
Iran, 36.32°N / 47.25°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Kuh-e Ayyub Ansar volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kuh-e Ayyub Ansar volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation


Two volcanic centers near Takab noted by Boccaletti (1976-77) may be the same features identified in IAVCEI (1973) to the SE of Sahand volcano, though located about a degree of latitude further south. The northern-most feature, Kuh-e Ayyub Ansar, appears to be a dome (about 3 x 5 km) in satellite imagery. A second hill about 20 km ESE may be a resistant outcrop of a lava flow, a situation seen in other parts of Iran.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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