Sahand Volcano | John Seach



37.75 N, 46.43 E
summit elevation 3707 m

Sahand volcano is located in NW Iran, about 50 km east of Lake Urmia (Azarbayjan-e Gharbi). The city of Tabtiz lies on the northern base of the volcano.

Further reading
Ghalamghash, J., Schmitt, A.K. and Chaharlang, R., 2019. Age and compositional evolution of Sahand volcano in the context of post-collisional magmatism in northwestern Iran: Evidence for time-transgressive magmatism away from the collisional suture. Lithos344, pp.265-279.

Ghazi, J.M., Ólafsdóttir, R., Tongkul, F. and Ghazi, J.M., 2013. Geological features for geotourism in the western part of Sahand Volcano, NW Iran. Geoheritage5(1), pp.23-34.

Sahand Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.