Porak Volcano - John Seach



40.02 N , 45.78 E
summit elevation 2800 m

Porak volcano lies in the Vardeniss volcanic ridge about 20 km SE of Lake Sevan, on the Armenia/Azerbaijan border. The volcano group consists of the central Porak volcano with 10 parasitic cones and Holocene fissure eruption centers.

Jermouk and Histissou thermal areas are located 15-20 km away from the Porak volcano. There are two lava fows, up to 21 km long, extending north and northwest.

Petroglyphs from fifth century BC have shown eruptions of Porak volcano.

Porak Volcano Eruptions

782-773  BC