Es Safa Volcano | John Seach



33.308 N, 37.308 E
summit elevation 979 m
Volcanic field

Es Safa Volcano volcano is located 95 km SE of Damascus, Syria. It is the northernmost volcano of the African Rift Valley.

The lava field covers 220 km sq km with 38 cinder cones. A lava lake was reported at the volcano sometime between 1840 and 1860.

Further reading
Abou Deeb, J. M., et al. "A palaeomagnetic study of Syrian volcanic rocks of Miocene to Holocene age." Geofisica Internacional 38.1 (1999): 17-26.

Es Safa Volcano Eruptions

1850 ± 10 years