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stratovolcano 2376 m / 7,795 ft
Kamchatka, 55.13°N / 160.32°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
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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:
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Kizimen volcano news & activity updates
Kizimen volcano (Eastern Kamchatka (Russia)) activity update: growing lava dome, lava flow on eastern flank, avalanches
Wednesday Jan 23, 2013 11:05 AM | BY: T
A new lava flow extrudes from the summit on the north-eastern flank of the volcano. Incandescence of the volcano summit, hot avalanches and strong gas-steam activity accompany this process. Seismic activity is at moderate levels. (KVERT)
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013
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.
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. ...
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.
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.
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. ...
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