Yali Volcano - John Seach



36.63 N, 27.10 E
summit elevation 176 m
Lava domes

Yali is a small island located between Kos and Nisyros. Pumice mining has been occuring at the vilcano since 1952. The pumice depost comtains 120 million tons and at current rates of usage will last until 2100. Ground subsidence at Yali Island is associated with a regional subsidence to the south of the island.

Archaeological evidence shows thay Yali Island was settles 6000 years ago and became a centre for obsidian trading.

Further reading
Dietrich, V.J. and Lagios, E. eds., 2017. Nisyros Volcano: The Kos-Yali-Nisyros Volcanic Field. Springer.

Popa, R.G., Bachmann, O., Ellis, B.S., Degruyter, W., Tollan, P. and Kyriakopoulos, K., 2019. A connection between magma chamber processes and eruptive styles revealed at Nisyros-Yali volcano (Greece). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research387, p.106666.

Yali Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.