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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 (?)
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Explosive
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Kizimen volcano news & activity updates

Kizimen volcano (Eastern Kamchatka (Russia)) activity update

Saturday Jan 26, 2013 11:28 AM | BY: TOMPFEIFFER

The new lava flow from the summit on the north-eastern flank of the volcano continues to be active, KVERT reports. Incandescence of the volcano summit, hot avalanches, strong gas-steam activity and moderate levels of seismicity accompany this process.
Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
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) [more]
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. [more]
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]

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