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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 20161104/1600Z FL230 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 04/1650Z
Friday Nov 04, 2016 17:30 PM |
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 4 Nov 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 17:15 UTC, 04/11/16 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/456
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20161104/1600Z FL230 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 04/1650Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5607 E16036 - N5622 E16056 - N5634 E16133 -
N5628 E16135 - N5616 E16103 - N5602 E16040 MOV NE 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/2250Z SFC/FL220 N5700 E16105 - N5712 E16323 -
N5647 E16649 - N5650 E16419 - N5629 E16024
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/0450Z SFC/FL210 N5651 E15938 - N5738 E16130 -
N5718 E16500 - N5447 E17114 - N5603 E16700 - N5619 E16321
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1050Z SFC/FL200 N5722 E15824 - N5758 E16119 -
N5704 E16611 - N5135 E17406 - N5456 E16716 - N5504 E16426 - N5603
NXT ADVISORY: 20161104/2100Z=
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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