Ulreung volcano

Updated: Jul 6, 2022 15:20 GMT - Refresh
Stratovolcano 984 m / 3,228 ft
South Korea, 37.5°N / 130.87°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Ulreung volcano eruptions: 2990 BC ± 40 years
Lastest nearby earthquakes: No recent earthquakes

Background

Ulreung volcano, also known as Ullung, forms a small 10-km-wide island about 100 km east of the coast of the central Korean Peninsula. The high point on Ulreung-do (Ulreung Island) is 984-m-high Seonginbong Peak. The trachyandesitic Ulreung stratovolcano is truncated by the Nari caldera. Ulreung was the site of a major phonolitic explosive eruption at the beginning of the Holocene from Nari caldera that produced pyroclastic flows and deposited ash across the Sea of Japan (East Sea) in central Honshu.
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