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Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°ECurrent status
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| ReportsKlyuchevskoy volcano videosKlyuchevskoy volcano books | ToursKlyuchevskoy 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 - ongoingTypical eruption style:
Dominantly explosive, strombolian and vulcanian activity, sometimes lava flows from fissure vents. At present in a phase of near-persistant activity.Last earthquakes nearby
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Klyuchevsky volcano news & activity updates
Klyuchevskoy volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20161017/1200Z FL180 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 17/1300Z
Monday Oct 17, 2016 13:30 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 13:28 UTC, 17/10/16 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/385
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20161017/1200Z FL180 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 17/1300Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5614 E16050 - N5557 E16106 - N5550 E16127 -
N5539 E16125 - N5534 E16046 - N5603 E16037 MOV SE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/1900Z SFC/FL160 N5510 E16143 - N5537 E16129 -
N5556 E16146 - N5414 E16333 - N5409 E16255
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/0100Z SFC/FL140 N5607 E16204 - N5258 E16517 -
N5307 E16426 - N5533 E16158
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/0700Z SFC/FL120 N5622 E16141 - N5645 E16228 -
N5418 E16420 - N5210 E16704 - N5306 E16502
NXT ADVISORY: 20161017/1800Z=
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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