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Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°E
(4 out of 5)
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.
Klyuchevskoy volcano tours:Kamchatka - Land of Colors
(volcano expedition to Kamchatka)
Satelite Image by (c) Google & NASA
Klyuchevskoy Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AT 20210207/1350Z FL200 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 07/1350Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)
Sun, 7 Feb 2021, 14:30
14:30 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 7 Feb 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 45 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVFE01 at 14:24 UTC, 07/02/21 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/81
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20210207/1350Z FL200 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 07/1350Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5603 E16037 - N5609 E16024 - N5610 E15948 -
N5618 E15959 - N5614 E16027 - N5604 E16039 MOV W 45KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1950Z SFC/FL210 N5643 E15410 - N5610 E15257 -
N5609 E15028 - N5624 E15030 - N5628 E15226 - N5646 E15309
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/0150Z SFC/FL220 N5558 E14858 - N5502 E14818 -
N5425 E14335 - N5544 E14719
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20210207/1800Z=
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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