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Kizimen volcano
stratovolcano 2376 m / 7,795 ft
Kamchatka, 55.13°N / 160.32°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Kizimen volcano eruptions:
2010-13, 1927-28, 850 (?), 700±50, 350±75, 1010 BC (?), 4050 BC (?), 4450 BC (?), 580050 BC , 6400±50 BC, 8050 BC (?)
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Kizimen volcano news & activity updates

Kizimen volcano (Eastern Kamchatka (Russia)) activity update

Wednesday Jan 16, 2013 09:45 AM | BY: TOMPFEIFFER

The new lava flow from the summit dome continues to be active on the north-eastern flank of the volcano. Incandescence of the volcano summit, hot avalanches and strong degassing accompany this process, KVERT reports.
Previous news
Sunday, Jan 13, 2013
An ash plume was observed at 15,000 ft (4.6 km) altitude this morning, possibly from a pyroclastic flow or an explosion at the growing lava dome. ... [more]
Friday, Jan 11, 2013
An explosion this morning produced an ash plume rising to more than 17,000 ft (5.2 km) altitude, the Tokyo VAAC reported. [more]
Thursday, Jan 10, 2013
The new summit lava dome of Kizimen seems to have undergone a larger collapse event earlier this morning, as our colleagues on activolcans.info reported. What was likely a pyroclastic flow could be seen on webcam images. Intense steaming was seen on both the northern and eastern flank, suggesting that both sides were affected by the flow. Ash emissions reported shortly after by Tokyo VAAC reached an altitude of about 3600 m altitude. [more]
Tuesday, Jan 01, 2013
Just after the eruptive phase was thought to be over and aviation alert set back to green on 27 Dec, a new lava flow extrusion was observed on 28 Dec 2012. ... [more]
Friday, Dec 28, 2012
Yesterday, KVERT declared the official end of the last eruption of Kizimen that had started in Nov 2011 and set the aviation color code back to green, meaning that no explosive ash emissions are expected for the time being. ... [more]

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