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List of volcanoes in Syria

This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Syria.

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Al-Safa 979 3212 1850 AD ± 10 yrs.
Golan Heights 1197 3927 Holocene
Jabal ad Druze 1803 5915 Holocene
Sharat Kovakab 534 1752 Holocene
Jabal Abu-Rgheile [1] 945 3100 2670 BC ± 200 years
Unnamed N/A N/A Near Kilis, Turkey, which is at 1222 AD

References

  1. ^ [1], In this Google Map image, The volcano Shahba located at the South-East of the lava field, and the lava field seems to began from here. Shahba volcano elevation is 1000+ meters and the unnamed lava field average elevation is 700+ meters (from Google Earth) . This give rise to a hypothesis that this "Unnamed" lava field is originating from Shahba volcano. Moreover, The "Unnamed" lava field is basaltic, thus low in viscosity and can cover vast areas, far from its source.
  • Siebert L, Simkin T (2002-). Volcanoes of the World: an Illustrated Catalog of Holocene Volcanoes and their Eruptions. Smithsonian Institution, Global Volcanism Program Digital Information Series, GVP-3, (http://www.volcano.si.edu).
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