Tskhouk-Karckar Volcano | John Seach



39.73 N , 46.02 E
summit elevation 3000 m
Pyroclastic cones

Tskhouk-Karckar Volcano is located in the central Siunik volcanic ridge along the Armenia/Azerbaijan border about 60 km SE of Lake Sevan.

Eruptions from the volcano about 5000 years ago were explosive and produced lava flows.

Further reading
Karakhanian, A., Jrbashyan, R., Trifonov, V., Philip, H., Arakelian, S., Avagyan, A., Baghdassaryan, H., Davtian, V. and Ghoukassyan, Y., 2003. Volcanic hazards in the region of the Armenian nuclear power plant. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research126(1-2), pp.31-62.

Tskhouk-Karckar Volcano Eruptions

3000 BC ± 300 yr