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  • Country
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 42.7°N
  • 44.5°E

  • 5050 m
    16568 ft

  • 214020
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

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Eruptive History

There is data available for 2 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
0750 BCE ± 50 years Unknown Confirmed   Correlation: Tephrochronology
4000 BCE ± 50 years Unknown Confirmed   Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Kazbek.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Kazbek.

GVP Map Holdings

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Title: Geologic Map of Turkey (Eastern Sheet)
Publisher: Ludwig Reichert Verlag, Weisbaden, Germany
Country: Turkey
Year: 1985
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:2,000,000
Map of Geologic Map of Turkey (Eastern Sheet)

Title: Turkey, USSR (SW)
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Mid-E
Year: 1982
Series: ONC
Map Type: Navigation
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Turkey, USSR (SW)
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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