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Nograd-Southern Slovakia volcano

Volcanic field 720 m / 2362 ft
Hungary / Slovakia, 48.16°N / 19.79°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Nograd-Southern Slovakia volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Nograd-Southern Slovakia 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:

The basaltic Nográd-Southern Slovakia volcanic field in north-central Hungary and southern Slovakia contains cones of Pliocene-to-Pleistocene age (Boccaletti et al. 1973, Poka 1988). The area is part of a larger volcanic field that straddles the Hungary-Czechoslovakia border. It is variously referred to as Northern Hungary-Southern Slovakia, or the Filakovo-Salgotarjan volcanics. Dating by Balogh et al. (1981 in Pecskay et al., 2006) gave dates of 0.4-2.2 Ma.
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