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Kos

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  • Greece
  • Mediterranean and Western Asia
  • Caldera(s)
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 36.852°N
  • 27.251°E

  • 430 m
    1410 ft

  • 212805
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

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Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Kos. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Kos page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Kos.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Kos.

Photo Gallery

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GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Albania, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Libya, Turkey
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Greece, Turkey
Year: 1989
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Albania, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Libya, Turkey
Title: Geologic Map of Turkey (Western Sheet)
Publisher: Ludwig Reichert Verlag, Weisbaden, Germany
Country: Turkey
Year: 1985
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:2,000,000
Map of Geologic Map of Turkey (Western Sheet)
Publisher: Soviet Ministry
Country: USSR
Year: 1984
Series: B1754
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:2,500,000
Map of
Title: Greece, Geol Map of, S
Publisher: Institute of Geology & Mineral Exploration
Country: Greece
Year: 1983
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Greece, Geol Map of, S
Title: Megara
Publisher: Hellenic Military Geographical Service
Country: Greece
Year: 1978
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Megara
Title: RODOS-MARMARIS (in Greek)
Publisher: Hellenic Military Geographical Service
Country: Greece, Turkey
Year: 1974
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of RODOS-MARMARIS  (in Greek)
Title: Dodecanese Islands (12)-a
Country: Greece
Year: 1972
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Dodecanese Islands (12)-a
Title: The Aegean
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Greece, Turkey
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of The Aegean
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 1 samples associated with this volcano can be found in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections, and may be availble for research (contact the Rock and Ore Collections Manager). Catalog number links will open a window with more information.

Catalog Number Sample Description Lava Source Collection Date
NMNH 98780 Dacite VROMOTOPOS --
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