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Tianshan volcano

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Xinjiang Province, NW China, 42.5°N / 82.5°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: strombolian
Tianshan volcano eruptions: 650 AD ± 50 years, 50 AD ± 50 years No recent earthquakes
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Tianshan volcano is a group of cinder cones in the Tianshan Mountains of Xinjiang Province in NW China. The Pechan cone was active in the 1st and 7th centuries AD. Pechan is also known by a variety of other names, including Peishan, Baishan, Hochan, Aghie, Bichbalick, Khala, and Boschan.

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Further reading:
Whitford-Stark J L (1987) "A survey of Cenozoic volcanism on mainland Asia." Geol Soc Amer Spec Pap, v. 213, pp 1-74


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