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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 (Kamchatka): ash plume reported to 15,000 ft (4.5 km altitude)

Thursday Apr 04, 2013 17:59 PM | BY: T

EMSD Kizimen webcam image
EMSD Kizimen webcam image
A volcanic ash plume rising to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude from the volcano was reported last night by Tokyo VAAC. Most likely, a combination of an explosion and small lava dome collapse (dark area below glowing summit dome in webcam image) has produced it.
Previous news
Tuesday, Apr 02, 2013
Lava dome growth, accompanied by moderate seismic activity, strong degassing and avalanches on the western and eastern flank of the volcano continues. [more]
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013
KVERT reports no changes: moderate seismic activity, continuing lava dome growth at the summit, visible incandescence, hot avalanches on the western and eastern flanks, and strong gas-steam activity. [more]
Sunday, Mar 10, 2013
The lava dome continues to grow at the summit, and produces hot avalanches on the western and eastern volcanic flanks. Moderate seismicity and strong gas-steam activity accompany this process. [more]
Friday, Mar 01, 2013
Moderate seismic activity of the volcano continues. Video and satellite data showed a growth of an extrusion at the volcano summit continues. ... [more]
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013
Lava effusion and dome growth continue accompanied by moderate seismic activity. [more]

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