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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 (?)
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Kizimen volcano news & activity updates

Kizimen volcano (Eastern Kamchatka (Russia)) activity update: large lava flow on the E flank and accompanying hot avalanches

Tuesday Feb 28, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: T

During 17-24 February, KVERT reported moderate seismicity at Kizimen, strong gas-and-steam activity, and a large thermal anomaly that was detected daily in satellite images. Video and satellite observations indicated both continued effusion of a large lava flow on the E flank and accompanying hot avalanches. A large avalanche on the E flank, W of the lava flow, was observed on 21 February, and an ash plume rose to an altitude of 1 km (3,280 ft) a.s.l. On 22 February about 20 avalanches were reported.
(Smithsonian / USGS weekly activity report)
Previous news
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012
Moderate seismic activity at Kizimen during 3-10 February, a large thermal anomaly, continued effusion of a large lava flow on the E flank and accompanying hot avalanches. Strong gas-and-steam activity all week. [more]
Saturday, Jan 14, 2012
KVERT reported moderate seismic activity at Kizimen during 6-13 January and a large thermal anomaly that was detected daily in satellite images. Video and satellite observations indicated both continued effusion of a large lava flow on the E flank and accompanying hot avalanches. ... [more]
Friday, Jan 13, 2012
KVERT reported moderate seismic activity at Kizimen during 30 December-6 January and a large thermal anomaly that was detected daily in satellite images. Video and satellite observations indicated both continued effusion of a large lava flow on the E flank and hot avalanches. Video data also showed strong gas-and-steam activity. [more]
 

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