Kula

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  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 38.58°N
  • 28.52°E

  • 750 m
    2460 ft

  • 213000
  • Latitude
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  • Summit
    Elevation

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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Kula.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Kula.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Kula.

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

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

Deformation History


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Emission History


There is no Emissions History data is available for Kula.

Photo Gallery


Kara Divlit Tepe ("Black Ink Cone") is part of the Kula volcanic field, the westernmost area of young volcanism in Turkey. Kara Divlit Tepe cinder cone is the youngest of the broad Quaternary volcanic field, which is mostly Pleistocene in age. The 300-m-high cone produced a voluminous lava flow, visible to the north to the right of the cone, that traveled 22 km to the NW and is one of the two youngest flows at Kula. The Kula volcanic field contains a group of cinder cones and maars erupted along a roughly E-W-trending line.

Photo by Samuele Agostini, 2000 (CNR, Pisa, Italy).
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database


The following 35 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 111123-1247 Kulaite -- --
NMNH 98649 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98650 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98651 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98652 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98653 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98654 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98655 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98656 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98657 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98658 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98659 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98660 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98661 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98662 Schist -- --
NMNH 98663 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98664 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98665 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98666 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98667 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98668 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98669 Basalt Scoria -- --
NMNH 98670 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98671 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98672 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98673 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98674 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98675 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98676 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98677 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98678 Hornblende Basalt -- --
NMNH 98680 Mica Schist -- --
NMNH 98681 Hornblende Schist -- --
NMNH 98682 Diabase -- --
NMNH 98683 Serpentinite -- --

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