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1-8 juin 2020: Le Grand Lac de Lave du Nyiragongo - République Démocratique du Congo et Rwanda
11-29 août 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-19 sept. 2020: Les volcans actifs de Java - Java (Indonésie)
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Tectonic map of the Kamchatka peninsula and the Kurile islands. Red triangles show active volcanoes. (Map created using the UNAVCO / Voyager map tool, featuring Face of the Earth)
Tectonic map of the Kamchatka peninsula and the Kurile islands. Red triangles show active volcanoes. (Map created using the UNAVCO / Voyager map tool, featuring Face of the Earth)

Map of Kamchatka's major active volcanoes (basemap: NASA).
Map of Kamchatka's major active volcanoes (basemap: NASA).

Latest news:

Thursday, Jan 23, 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 15 kts in N direction. ... [details]
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [details]
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 22 Jan 2020
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 35 kts in NE direction. ... [details]
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 21 Jan 2020
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 40 kts in NE direction. ... [details]
Thursday, Jan 16, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [details]
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 15 Jan 2020
Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [details]
 

Volcanoes of Kamchatka

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Volcanoes of Kamchatka

The Kamchatka Peninsula (Russia) is one of the most volcanically active volcanic places on earth, second only perhaps to Iceland and Hawaii. In this part of the Pacific "Ring of Fire", there are over 100 active volcanoes (the Smithsonian Institution lists 109) and about 30 volcanoes that have erupted recently, in addition to hundreds of smaller monogenetic vents (i.e. that have formed during one single eruption)
The active volcanoes form a 700-km long volcanic belt from Shiveluch in the north to Kambalny in the south. The vigorous volcanism on Kamchatka, like that of the adjacent Aleutian and Kurile island arcs, is produced by the subduction of the Pacific plate under the E margin of the Eurasian plate.
During the past 10,000 years, at least about 30 very large (so-called Plinian) eruptions have occurred in Kamchatka, i.e. eruptions that have ejected more than 1 cubic kilometer of magma. With this record, Kamchatka is by far the place on earth with the greatest frequency of large explosive eruptions.
The most active volcanoes on Kamchatka are Klyuchevsky, Shiveluch, Karymsky and Bezymianny.
 

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