Volcanoes of Afghanistan | John Seach


Afghanistan has a complex geology and tectonic history. Active volcanoes are located in eastern afghanistan, in a region that marks the collision zone with the Indian plate.

The country contains mostly rugged mountains, with plains in north and southwest. The highest point is Nowshak 7,485 m.

Volcanoes of Afghanistan





Further reading
Vikhter, B.Y., Yeremenko, G.K., Chmyrev, V.M. and Abdulla, D., 1978. Pliocene-Quaternary volcanism of Afghanistan. International Geology Review20(5), pp.525-536.