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  • China
  • Kamchatka and Mainland Asia
  • Volcanic field
  • 1776 CE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 48.72°N
  • 126.12°E

  • 597 m
    1959 ft

  • 305030
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

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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

There is data available for 2 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
1776 Unknown Confirmed 2 Historical Observations Laoheishan
1720 Jan 14 1721 Jun Confirmed 3 Historical Observations Laoheishan and Huoshaoshan
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Wudalianchi.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Wudalianchi.

Photo Gallery

The Pleistocene Nangelaquishan cinder cone, capped by a 500-m-wide flat-bottomed crater, is one of 14 cones forming the Wudalianchi volcanic field in Manchuria, NE China. The cinder cones, four of which are Holocene in age, show a preferred alignment along three parallel NE-SW trends. The Wudalianchi volcanic field was named for five scenic lakes dammed by lava flows during a 1719-21 eruption, which formed two new cinder cones and produced a 65 sq km lava field.

Photo courtesy of Jim Whitford-Stark, Sul Ross State University, Texas (published in Feng et al., 1979).
See title for photo information.
GVP Map Holdings

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Title: China, USSR
Publisher: DMA
Country: USSR
Year: 1981
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of China, USSR

Title: Blagoveshchensk
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: USSR
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Blagoveshchensk
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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