Get our newsletter!
Volcano Calendar 2020
: We're proud to present our 2020 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past two years.
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
: Our professional team of volcanologists and photographers offers unique travel opportunities: volcano expeditions, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
stratovolcano 2376 m / 7,795 ft
Kamchatka, 55.13°N / 160.32°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)Kizimen webcams / live data
| ReportsKizimen volcano videosKizimen volcano booksKizimen volcano eruptions:
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:
ExplosiveLast earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite imagesSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Kizimen volcano news & activity updates
Kizimen volcano (Kamchatka, Russia): ash plume reported
Tuesday Oct 15, 2013 12:39 PM | BY: T
VAAC Tokyo reported an ash plume drifting at 13,000 ft (4 km) altitude from the volcano this morning at 05:28 UTC. Webcam images show a sustained steam-gas plume that might contain some ash. Glow from the summit lava dome can be seen on night-time images, indicating that lava extrusion continues:
Sunday, Oct 13, 2013
Extrusion of magma at the lava dome has been weak recently, but it remains active.
Tuesday, Oct 01, 2013
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: ...
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Igneous or magmatic rocks
: The most primitive rock type forms when magma (molten rock) solidifies - either inside the earth (plutonic rocks) or during volcanic eruptions (volcanic rocks). A short overview.
Photos from Armenia
: Armenia is a very photogenic country with a large variety of landscapes showing some very spectacular geology, century-old monasteries and castles, and much more.
Tropical rainforest, coconut palm beaches, primitive culture and moon-like landscapes, and some of the world's most active and exciting volcanoes
. Join us on our expedition to Vanuatu