Mount Süphan

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Mount Süphan
Suphan 01.jpg
Mount Süphan in October 2007
Elevation 4,058 m (13,314 ft)[1]
Prominence 2,189 m (7,182 ft)[1][2]
Listing Ultra
Location
Mount Süphan is located in Turkey
Mount Süphan
Mount Süphan
Location in Turkey
Location Bitlis Province, Turkey
Range Armenian Highland
Coordinates 38°55′54″N 42°50′03″E / 38.93167°N 42.83417°E / 38.93167; 42.83417Coordinates: 38°55′54″N 42°50′03″E / 38.93167°N 42.83417°E / 38.93167; 42.83417[2][3]
Geology
Type Stratovolcano [4]
Age of rock Holocene[3]
Last eruption 8050 BCE (?)[3]

Mount Süphan (Turkish: Süphan Dağı, Kurdish: Sîpana Xelatê, Armenian: Սիփան լեռ, Նեխ Մասիք, Ծիպան, Սուփխան: Sipan, Negh Masik, Tzipan), is a stratovolcano located in eastern Turkey, immediately north of Lake Van. It is the second highest volcano in Turkey with an elevation of 4,058 m or 13,314 ft) and has the second highest prominence of the Armenian Highland, after Mount Ararat.

Gallery[edit]

Panorama near the peak of Süphan
Mount Süphan from Aygırgölü, in August 2009

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Suphan Dagi, Turkey". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved January 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Turkey Mountain Ultra-Prominence". Peaklist.org. Retrieved January 25, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Mount Sipan". Global Volcanism Program, Smithsonian Institution. http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=0103-021. Retrieved 2007-01-20.
  4. ^ "Mount Sipan Stratovolcano North of Lake Van, Turkey". Earth Snapshot. Retrieved January 25, 2014. 

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