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Tunkin volcano

volcanic field 1200? m / 3,937 ft
Southeastern Russia, 51.5°N / 102.5°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: effusive, strombolian
Tunkin volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions, possibly less than 10,000 years agoNo recent earthquakes
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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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