Bir Borhut

Photo of this volcano
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 15.55°N
  • 50.63°E

  • Unknown

  • 231180
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Bir Borhut.

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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.

Eruptive History

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

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
[ 0950 (?) ] [ Unknown ] Uncertain    

Deformation History

Information about Deformation periods will be available soon.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data is available for Bir Borhut.

Photo Gallery

An area of volcanic rocks lies in eastern Yemen, south and west of the Wadi al Masilah river valley. The Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World noted that Arabic reports exist of an active volcano in eastern Hadramaut that erupted in the 10th century and was reported to be still smoking in 1813, although the nature of this activity is unclear.

NASA Landsat7 image (
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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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