Sabalan Volcano | John Seach



38.25 N, 47.92 E
summit elevation 4811 m

Sabalan Volcano is located in NW Iran, 80 km west of Caspian Sea. The volcano contains seven glaciers.

Sabalan volcano is a large composite volcano with a volume of 800 cumic km. The volcano is located within the Arabia-Eurasia collision zone, in an area of deformation between the African-Arabian and Eurasian plates.

Further reading
Rezaei, A., Rezaeian, M. and Porkhial, S., 2019. The hydrogeochemistry and geothermometry of the thermal waters in the Mouil Graben, Sabalan volcano, NW Iran. Geothermics78, pp.9-27.

Ghalamghash, J., Mousavi, S.Z., Hassanzadeh, J. and Schmitt, A.K., 2016. Geology, zircon geochronology, and petrogenesis of Sabalan volcano (northwestern Iran). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research327, pp.192-207.

Sabalan Volcano Eruptions

1.4-5.6 million years ago.