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Porak

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  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 40.028°N
  • 45.74°E

  • 3029 m
    9938 ft

  • 214090
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Porak.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Porak.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Porak.

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

There is data available for 2 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

[ 0740 BCE ± 2 years ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
0740 BCE ± 2 years - Unknown Evidence from Unknown

List of 3 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion Uncertain
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow Uncertain
0740 BCE ± 2 years    - - - - Fatalities

0778 BCE ± 5 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode SW flank
0778 BCE ± 5 years - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Anthropology

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at SW flank

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Property Damage
0778 BCE ± 5 years    - - - - Fatalities

4510 BCE ± 300 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
4510 BCE ± 300 years - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Porak.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Porak.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 3 samples associated with this volcano can be found in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections, and may be availble for research (contact the Rock and Ore Collections Manager). Catalog number links will open a window with more information.

Catalog Number Sample Description Lava Source Collection Date
NMNH 117574-126 Basalt -- --
NMNH 117574-127 Basalt -- --
NMNH 117574-128 Basalt -- --
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