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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 (Kamchatka) activity update
Tuesday Oct 01, 2013 07:44 AM | BY: T
Kizimen volcano this morning (KVERT webcam)
Activity (extrusion of lava at the summit) continues, but has decreased recently, as incandescent rockfalls have become more rare. Seismic activity remains "moderate" (KVERT) and strong degassing can be seen. About a week ago, the prominent spine at the summit dome collapsed.
Friday, Sep 06, 2013
The volcano continues to extrude a viscous lava flow from the summit vent, producing hot avalanches on the western and eastern flanks and strong degassing. KVERT reports moderate seismic activity.
Tuesday, Sep 03, 2013
No significant changes have occurred. The lava dome at the summit continues to grow and produce occasional small to moderate glowing avalanches. KVERT reports moderate seismic activity.
Thursday, Aug 22, 2013
The lava dome continues to grow at the top of the volcano and produce incandescent rockfalls and small pyroclastic flows, generating ash plumes. A new prominent spine is being extruded at the top and visible on the webcam. The following time-lapse movies show this activity during the day and night: ...
Thursday, Aug 08, 2013
KVERT reports continuing growth of the lava dome, accompanied by hot avalanches and strong degassing.
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. ...
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