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Klyuchevskoy volcano
Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 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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Klyuchevsky volcano news & activity updates

Klyuchevskoy volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170217/0410Z FL180 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 17/0440Z

Friday Feb 17, 2017 05:15 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 05:04 UTC, 17/02/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170217/0504Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/22
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170217/0410Z FL180 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 17/0440Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5604 E16038 - N5613 E16047 - N5614 E16058 -
N5609 E16057 - N5609 E16048 - N5602 E16040 MOV NE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/1040Z SFC/FL180 N5702 E16256 - N5648 E16230 -
N5655 E16055 - N5730 E16142
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1640Z SFC/FL180 N5903 E16240 - N5801 E16442 -

N5743 E16409 - N5842 E16220 - N5818 E16200 - N5823 E16117 - N5902
E16151
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170217/0900Z=

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Monday, Jan 23, 2017
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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 22 Jan 2017
Sunday, Jan 22, 2017
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Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 10 Jan 2017
Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017
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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on  9 Jan 2017
Monday, Jan 09, 2017
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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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