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Nuomin volcano

Pyroclastic cone(s) 906 m / 2972 ft
China, 49.62°N / 123.72°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Nuomin volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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The Nuomin volcanic field, identified as Shatu in Ogara (1969) and Whiford-Stark (1987), is dominated by monogenetic cones and lava flows that cover about 600 km2 (Zhao and others, 2014). K-Ar dating by Fan and others (2012, cited in Zhao and others, 2014) indicated eruptions between 2.3 and 0.13 Ma. The most recent activity was at the Sifang Mountin, which is the southern-most cone of the group and contains a small lake in the summit crater.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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