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Taftan volcano eruptions

stratovolcano 3940 m / 12,926 ft
Beluchistan, SE Iran, 28.6°N / 61.13°E
Eruption list: 1993 (?), 1902 (?)
probably no recent eruptions


1993 possible eruption
A lava flow was reported at Taftan in 1993, but it is generally agreed that the report was a mistaken observation of a molten sulfur flow.
The report came from the Islamic Republic News Agency and stated that a lava flow traveled about 60 m downslope on 25 April. No additional information could be obtained.

1902 possible activity
In January 1902, Taftan volcano was reported to be smoking heavily for several days, with occasional strong night-time glow.

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