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Ulleungdo

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  • Country
  • Landform (Volc Type)
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 37.5°N
  • 130.87°E

  • 984 m
    3228 ft

  • 306030
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Ulleungdo.

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

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

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 3 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

2990 BCE ± 40 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode U-2 tephra
2990 BCE ± 40 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at U-2 tephra

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Tephra

6450 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode U-3 tephra
6450 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at U-3 tephra

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Tephra

8750 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 6

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Ulreungdo-Oki tephra layer; U-4
8750 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Ulreungdo-Oki tephra layer; U-4

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion extremely violent or catastrophic
   - - - -    - - - - Pyroclastic flow
   - - - -    - - - - Tephra
8750 BCE
(?)
   - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Ulleungdo.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Ulleungdo.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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