Nemrut Dagi Volcano | John Seach



38.65 N, 42.23 E
summit elevation 3050 m

Nemrut Dagi volcano is located near Lake Van in eastern Turkey. The volcano contains obsidian lava flows, cinder cones, lava domes, and caldera lake.

Nemrut Dagi volcano has experienced at least one caldera collapse, followed by rhyolite dome formation and extrusion of trachyandesite onto the caldera floor. Mild fumerolic activity is still present on the northwest flank and in the caldera. Hot pools are located in the caldera.

Nemrut is the only volcano in the region with historical eruptions.

Further reading
Çubukçu, H. E., et al. "Mt. Nemrut volcano (Eastern Turkey): temporal petrological evolution." Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 209 (2012): 33-60.

Yılmaz, Y., Y. Güner, and F. Şaroğlu. "Geology of the Quaternary volcanic centres of the East Anatolia." Journal of volcanology and geothermal research 85.1-4 (1998): 173-210.

Nemrut Dagi Volcano Eruptions

1692, 1597, 1441, 1402, 1111