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  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 38.268°N
  • 47.835°E

  • 4784 m
    15692 ft

  • 232002
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Sabalan.

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Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Sabalan. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Sabalan 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 Sabalan.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Sabalan.

Photo Gallery

This postage stamp from Kyrgyzstan show Sabalan volcano (Kuhha-ye-Sabalan) in NW Iran. The volcano lies about 90 km west of the Caspian Sea and reaches a height of 4811 m. The glaciated volcano forms the highest point in NW Iran and is the country's 2nd highest volcano, exceeded only by Damavand. Eruptive activity at Sabalan continued into the Holocene.

Courtesy of Jim Whitford-Stark.
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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