Nemrut Dagi Volcano | John Seach

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Turkey

38.65 N, 42.23 E
summit elevation 3050 m
stratovolcano

Nemrut Dagi volcano is located near Lake Van in eastern Turkey. The volcano contains obsidian lava flows, cinder cones, lava domes, and caldera lake.

Nemrut Dagi volcano has experienced at least one caldera collapse, followed by rhyolite dome formation and extrusion of trachyandesite onto the caldera floor. Mild fumerolic activity is still present on the northwest flank and in the caldera. Hot pools are located in the caldera.

Nemrut is the only volcano in the region with historical eruptions.

Nemrut Dagi Volcano Eruptions

1692, 1597, 1441, 1402, 1111