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Bezymianny volcano (Kamchatka): new viscous lava flow

Tue, 27 Oct 2020, 09:39
09:39 AM | BY: MARTIN
A viscous lava flow from Bezymianny volcano on 25 October (image: Yury Demianchuk/volkstat.ru)
A viscous lava flow from Bezymianny volcano on 25 October (image: Yury Demianchuk/volkstat.ru)
Yury Demianchuk from the volcanological observatory reported that after the powerful eruption from 21 October a small pyroclastic flow traveled over the northern slope of the volcano.
A weak glow is visible at night from the crater.
An image from 25 October shows that a new viscous lava flow of andesitic to basaltic andesitic composition has started to descend on the flank.

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Bezymianny volcano
stratovolcano 2882 m / 9,455 ft
Central Kamchatka Depression (Kamchatka), 55.98°N / 160.59°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) Bezymianny volcano eruptions:
2017-ongoing, 2016, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2000-05, 1998, 1997, 1996-97, 1994-95, 1993-94, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1986-88, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1981-83, 1980, 1980, 1979, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1971-74, 1965-70, 1964, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1961, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958-59, 1958, 1958, 1957, 1955-57
Typical eruption style
Explosive

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