Erciyes Dagi

Photo of this volcano
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 38.531°N
  • 35.447°E

  • 3864 m
    12674 ft

  • 213010
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

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Eruptive History

Summary of Holocene eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
[ 0253 (in or before) ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain    
6880 BCE ± 40 years Unknown Confirmed   Radiocarbon (corrected)

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Photo Gallery

Erciyes Dagi volcano in central Turkey, seen here from the WSW, is a massive eroded stratovolcano that covers an area of 1300 sq km. Numerous parasitic cones and lava domes are concentrated on its northern flank. Roman era coins depict what could be an eruption of the volcano in 253 BCE.

Photo by Richard Waitt, 1994 (U.S. Geological Survey).
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Erciyes Dagi in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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