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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
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 17 Jan
Thu, 17 Jan 13:32 UTCM 4.3 / 6 km116 km新疆阿克苏地区拜城县
Thu, 27 Dec
Thu, 27 Dec 03:41 UTCM 3.8 / 13 km95 km新疆伊犁州特克斯县
Tue, 18 Dec
Tue, 18 Dec 01:13 UTCM 3.0 / 20 km32 km新疆巴音郭楞州和静县
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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