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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) activity update

Thursday Aug 08, 2013 09:41 AM | BY: T

KVERT reports continuing growth of the lava dome, accompanied by hot avalanches and strong degassing.
Previous news
Multilope pyroclastic flows (block and ash flows) yesterday morning at Kizimen (annotation by Culture Volcan)
Monday, Jul 22, 2013
A rock spine that had been growing at the summit of the active lava dome has collapsed, producing pyroclastic flows and an ash plume rising to 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013
On 15 July, ash plumes were observed drifting 20 nautical miles NW from Batu Tara. ... [more]
Friday, Jul 05, 2013
The lava dome continues to grow and produce hot avalanches on the western and eastern volcanic flanks. KVERT reports moderate seismicity [more]
Monday, Jul 01, 2013
KVERT reports no changes in activity: moderate seismic activity of the volcano suggests that the growth of an extrusion at the volcano summit continues. Incandescence of the volcano summit, hot avalanches on the western and eastern volcanic flanks, and strong and moderate gas-steam activity accompany this process. (KVERT) [more]
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013
The lava dome remained active and produced hot avalanches on the western and eastern volcanic flanks. Moderate seismic activity and strong and moderate gas-steam activity accompany this process. Satellite data showed a thermal anomaly over the volcano. (KVERT) [more]

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