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Klyuchevskoy volcano
Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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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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Klyuchevskoy volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20161126/0920Z FL220 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 26/1030Z

Saturday Nov 26, 2016 11:15 AM |

Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 26 Nov 2016
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 26 Nov 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 11:00 UTC, 26/11/16 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161126/1100Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/477
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20161126/0920Z FL220 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 26/1030Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 N5606 E16001 - N5611 E16044 - N5605 E16044 -
N5555 E16004 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 26/1630Z SFC/FL220 N5450 E15904 - N5503 E16022 -
N5436 E16011 - N5438 E15900
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/2230Z SFC/FL220 N5352 E16037 - N5336 E16057 -

N5254 E16035 - N5320 E15900
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/0430Z SFC/FL210 N5232 E16151 - N5220 E16226 -

N5108 E16224 - N5210 E16037
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20161126/1500Z=

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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 16 Nov 2016
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NASA photo of the eruption of Klyuchevsky volcano on 30 September, 1994, the volcano's largest explosion in 40 years. The large
NASA photo of the eruption of Klyuchevsky volcano on 30 September, 1994, the volcano's largest explosion in 40 years. The large

Background:

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.


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Source: Klyuchevsky information by the GVP (Smithsonian Institution)



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