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Unnamed 56.82°N/158.95°E volcano

Shield volcano 1185 m / 3,888 ft
Kamchatka, Russia, 56.82°N / 158.95°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Unnamed 56.82°N/158.95°E volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

A single unnamed late-Quaternary Icelandic-type basaltic to basaltic-andesite shield volcano is located on the NW flank of the larger Pleistocene Tigilsky volcano, west of the crest of the southern Sredinny Range. Early geologic studies in the Sredinny Range (Ogorodov et al., 1972) identified numerous Holocene eruptive centers based primarily on morphological criteria. However, later work has suggested that Sredinny Range volcanoes are less mantled by Holocene tephras than eastern Kamchatka volcanoes and therefore appear more youthful, so that Holocene eruptions are uncertain for many of these Sredinny Range eruptive vents.
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Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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