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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
Tianshan volcano books
Typical eruption style: strombolian
Tianshan volcano eruptions: 650 AD ± 50 years, 50 AD ± 50 years
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Tue, 23 Oct
Tue, 23 Oct 23:36 UTCM 3.0 / 21 km74 km新疆阿克苏地区拜城县
Sun, 21 Oct
Sun, 21 Oct 16:04 UTCM 3.3 / 22 km72 km新疆阿克苏地区拜城县
Sun, 21 Oct 15:11 UTCM 3.1 / 21 km72 km新疆阿克苏地区拜城县
Sun, 21 Oct 15:11 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km86 km- 39km W of Kuqa, China
Sun, 21 Oct 08:42 UTCM 4.2 / 20 km83 km新疆阿克苏地区拜城县
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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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