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Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°E
: 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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 28/1120Z
Tuesday Mar 28, 2017 12:15 PM |
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 28 Mar 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 12:03 UTC, 28/03/17 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/49
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 28/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5609 E16041 - N5610 E16105 - N5540 E16133 -
N5520 E16126 - N5513 E16051 - N5531 E16030 - N5543 E16058 - N5605
E16040 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/1720Z SFC/FL240 N5536 E16113 - N5425 E16002 -
N5430 E15922 - N5606 E15959
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/2320Z SFC/FL240 N5552 E15920 - N5515 E16025 -
N5400 E15843 - N5327 E15713 - N5337 E15647 - N5421 E15815
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 29/0520Z SFC/FL240 N5503 E15936 - N5357 E15830 -
N5256 E15553 - N5232 E15339 - N5403 E15733 - N5554 E15755
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170328/1800Z=
Thursday, Mar 02, 2017
The activity of the volcano has again increased into a new eruptive phase. KVERT raised the Aviation Color Code to orange. ... read all
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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