The Sarikavak Tephra, Galatea, north central Turkey: a case study of a Miocene complex plinian eruption deposit

Schumacher, R
Mues-Schumacher, U
Toprak, V
The Sarikavak Tephra from the central Galatean Volcanic Province (Turkey) represents the deposit of a complex multiple phase plinian eruption of Miocene age. The eruptive sequence is subdivided into the Lower-, Middle-, and Upper Sarikavak Tephra (LSKT, MSKT, USKT) which differ in type of deposits, lithology and eruptive mechanisms.


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R. Schumacher, U. Mues-Schumacher, and V. Toprak, “The Sarikavak Tephra, Galatea, north central Turkey: a case study of a Miocene complex plinian eruption deposit,” JOURNAL OF VOLCANOLOGY AND GEOTHERMAL RESEARCH, pp. 231–245, 2001, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: