Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Ararat
Snow-capped Mount Ararat is seen from the Khor Virap monastery in Armenia, NE of the volcano. Ararat, also known as Agri Dagi, is Turkey's highest and easternmost volcano, lying near the border with Armenia. Ararat appears to have been active during the 3rd millennium BCE; pyroclastic flow deposits overlie early Bronze Age artifacts and human remains. Photo by Andrew Behesnilian (Wikimedia Commons).
Volcano Number:213040
Volcano Name:Ararat
Country:Turkey
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano
Last Eruption:1840 CE
Elevation:5165m
Tectonic Setting:Intraplate / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:25
Pop. within 10km:1239
Pop. within 30km:135563
Pop. within 100km:2811646
Latitude:39.7
Longitude:44.3



Eruption Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Volcano Number Volcano Name Eruption Number Activity Type Explosivity Index Max Explosivity Index Modifier Activity Area Activity Unit Start Evidence Method Start Date End Date
213040 Ararat 13533 Confirmed Eruption NW flank Anthropology -2450
213040 Ararat 13534 Confirmed Eruption Summit (?) and north flank Anthropology -550
213040 Ararat 13535 Uncertain Eruption 1450
213040 Ararat 13536 Uncertain Eruption 1783
213040 Ararat 13539 Confirmed Eruption 3 ? Upper northern flank Historical Observations 1840/7/2
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