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An isolated volcanic cone near the city of Turfan in Xinjiang Province of NW China has recorded eruptions during the Song Dynasty. The "History of the Song Dynasty" recorded activity consisting of frequent smog from the volcano on cloudless days and a nighttime blaze like a torch. The northern Song Dynasty ruled from 960-1127 AD and the southern Song Dynasty from 1127-1279 CE.
Summary of Holocene eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).
|Start Date||Stop Date||Eruption Certainty||VEI||Evidence||Activity Area or Unit|
|1120 ± 150 years||Unknown||Confirmed||Historical Observations|
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.
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The following references have all been used during the compilation of data for this volcano, it is not a comprehensive bibliography. Discussion of another volcano or eruption (sometimes far from the one that is the subject of the manuscript) may produce a citation that is not at all apparent from the title.
Wei H, Sparks R S J, Liu R, Fan Q, Wang Y, Hong H, Zhang H, Chen H, Jiang C, Dong J, Zheng Y, Pan Y, 2003. Three active volcanoes in China and their hazards. J Asian Earth Sci, 21: 515-526.
Whitford-Stark J L, 1987. A survey of Cenozoic volcanism on mainland Asia. Geol Soc Amer Spec Pap, 213: 1-74.
Whitford-Stark J L, 1987. . (pers. comm.).