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Karymski Satelite Image by (c) Google & NASA
Stratovolcano 1536 m / 5,039 ft
Kamchatka, 54.05°N / 159.43°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
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1771, 1830, 1852, 1854, 1908, 1911, 1912, 1915, 1921, 1923, 1925, 1929, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1938, 1940, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1960, 1965, 1967, 1970, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1990, 1993, 1996 - ongoingTypical eruption style:
Doninantly explosive, construction of lava domes, near constant activity.Last earthquakes nearby
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Volcano news: Karymsky
Mon, 14 May 2018, 12:15
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 14 May 2018
Sun, 13 May 2018, 23:30
Sun, 13 May 2018, 05:00
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 13 May 2018
Sat, 12 May 2018, 04:45
Thu, 3 May 2018, 15:15
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 3 May 2018
Wed, 2 May 2018, 22:45
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 2 May 2018
Sat, 28 Apr 2018, 08:15
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 28 Apr 2018
Sun, 11 Feb 2018, 00:00
Sat, 10 Feb 2018, 11:15
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 10 Feb 2018
Thu, 8 Feb 2018, 05:15
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Karymsky, the most active volcano of Kamchatka's eastern volcanic zone, is a symmetrical stratovolcano constructed within a 5-km-wide caldera that formed during the early Holocene. The caldera cuts the south side of the Pleistocene Dvor volcano and is located outside the north margin of the large mid-Pleistocene Polovinka caldera, which contains the smaller Akademia Nauk and Odnoboky calderas.
Most seismicity preceding Karymsky eruptions originated beneath Akademia Nauk caldera, which is located immediately south of Karymsky volcano. The caldera enclosing Karymsky volcano formed about 7600-7700 radiocarbon years ago; construction of the Karymsky stratovolcano began about 2000 years later. The latest eruptive period began about 500 years ago, following a 2300-year quiescence. Much of the cone is mantled by lava flows less than 200 years old. Historical eruptions have been vulcanian or vulcanian-strombolian with moderate explosive activity and occasional lava flows from the summit crater.
Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution
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