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Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°E
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Klyuchevskoy volcano eruptions:
1697-98, 1720-21, 1727-31, 1737, 1740, 1762, 1767, 1770, 1772, 1785, 1787, 1788, 1789-90, 1791, 1807, 1812, 1813, 1819-22, 1829, 1840, 1848, 1852, 1853-54, 1865, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1882, 1883, 1890, 1896-97, 1890, 1896-97, 1898, 1904, 1907, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1915, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1929, 1931, 1932, 1935-36, 1937-39, 1944-1945, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960-63, 1963-64, 1965-1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1971-73, 1974, 1977-80, 1981, 1982, 1982-83, 1984-85, 1986, 1986-90, 1991, 1992, 1992-93, 1994-95, 1996-97, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2002-04, 2005 - ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Dominantly explosive, strombolian and vulcanian activity, sometimes lava flows from fissure vents. At present in a phase of near-persistant activity.
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Klyuchevsky volcano news & activity updates
Klyuchevskoy Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 28/2320Z to 23000 ft (7000 m)
Friday May 29, 2020 00:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 29 May 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVFE01 at 00:00 UTC, 29/05/20 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/239
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 28/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5441 E16302 - N5446 E16336 - N5428 E16410 -
N5410 E16329 MOV SE 15KT SFC/FL230 N5605 E16038 - N5615 E16047 -
N5603 E16116 - N5555 E16101 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/0520Z SFC/FL220 N5431 E16547 - N5358 E16621 -
N5325 E16457 - N5430 E16355 - N5437 E16454 SFC/FL230 N5529 E16217 -
N5454 E16243 - N5445 E16225 - N5622 E16018 - N5632 E16023
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/1120Z SFC/FL210 N5438 E16404 - N5335 E16402
N5335 E16255 - N5456 E16250 - N5623 E15951 - N5602 E16209
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 29/1720Z SFC/FL200 N5521 E16522 - N5327 E16541
N5237 E16259 - N5254 E16248 - N5454 E16447 - N5541 E15953 - N5557
NXT ADVISORY: 20200529/0600Z=
NASA photo of the eruption of Klyuchevsky volcano on 30 September, 1994, the volcano's largest explosion in 40 years. The large
Kliuchevskoi is Kamchatka's highest and most active volcano. Since its origin about 6000 years ago, the beautifully symmetrical, 4835-m-high basaltic stratovolcano has produced frequent moderate-volume explosive and effusive eruptions without major periods of inactivity. Kliuchevskoi rises above a saddle NE of sharp-peaked Kamen volcano and lies SE of the broad Ushkovsky massif. More than 100 flank eruptions have occurred at Kliuchevskoi during the past roughly 3000 years, with most lateral craters and cones occurring along radial fissures between the unconfined NE-to-SE flanks of the conical volcano between 500 m and 3600 m elevation. The morphology of its 700-m-wide summit crater has been frequently modified by historical eruptions, which have been recorded since the late-17th century. Historical eruptions have originated primarily from the summit crater, but have also included numerous major explosive and effusive eruptions from flank craters.
Source: Klyuchevsky information by the GVP (Smithsonian Institution)
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