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Azerbaijan Volcanoes

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Azerbaijan has 2 Holocene volcanoes. Note that as a scientific organization we provide these listings for informational purposes only, with no international legal or policy implications. Volcanoes will be included on this list if they are within the boundaries of a country, on a shared boundary or area, in a remote territory, or within a maritime Exclusive Economic Zone. Bolded volcanoes have erupted within the past 20 years. Suggestions and data updates are always welcome ().

Volcano Name Location Last Eruption Primary Volcano Type
Porak Southern Armenia / Azerbaijan 778 BCE Stratovolcano
Tskhouk-Karckar Southern Armenia / Azerbaijan 3000 BCE Pyroclastic cone(s)

Chronological listing of known Holocene eruptions (confirmed or uncertain) from volcanoes in Azerbaijan. Bolded eruptions indicate continuing activity.

Volcano Name Start Date Stop Date Certainty VEI Evidence
Porak [0740 BCE ± 2 years] [Unknown] Uncertain  
Porak 0778 BCE ± 5 years Unknown Confirmed   Correlation: Anthropology
Tskhouk-Karckar 3000 BCE ± 300 years Unknown Confirmed   Correlation: Tephrochronology
Porak 4510 BCE ± 300 years Unknown Confirmed   Correlation: Tephrochronology

This is a compilation of Azerbaijan volcano information sources, such as official monitoring or other government agencies.