Tunkin volcano

Updated: Jul 6, 2022 07:34 GMT - Refresh
volcanic field 1200? m / 3,937 ft
Southeastern Russia, 51.5°N / 102.5°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Tunkin (also known as Tunka) volcano is a volcanic field immediately west of the SW tip of Lake Baikal. It contains 5 groups of basaltic cinder cones, most prominently the Khobok cinder cones near the village of Tunka.
The youngest cones occur in the SE part of the field in the Khamar-Dayan range. It is possible that the last activity here was less than 10,000 years ago.

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Typical eruption style: effusive, strombolian
Tunkin volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions, possibly less than 10,000 years ago
Lastest nearby earthquakes: No recent earthquakes



See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
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