Ḥarrat Khaybar (Arabic: حَرَّة خَيْبَر) is a volcanic field located north of Medina in the Hejaz, Saudi Arabia. It covers approximately 12,000 km2. The most recent eruption occurred between 600 and 700 CE.
|Harrat Khaybar حرة خيبر|
Harrat Khaybar seen from the International Space Station (North to the right of the picture)
|Elevation||2,093 m (6,867 ft)|
|Mountain type||Volcanic field|
|Last eruption||650 CE ± 50 years|
Researchers using satellite imagery have discovered evidence of man-made structures (for example, ) which may date from 7,000 years ago or earlier in the lava fields.
- Sean Martin (October 18, 2017). "GATES TO HELL? Hundreds of ancient structures found on edge of VOLCANOES in Saudi Arabia". Daily Express. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
- "Harrat Khaybar". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.
- "Harrat Khybar". NASA. Retrieved 20 May 2013.
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