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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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 31/0520Z
Friday Mar 31, 2017 06:15 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 06:03 UTC, 31/03/17 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/61
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 31/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL250 N5610 E16043 - N5606 E16257 - N5525 E16335 -
N5349 E16347 - N5344 E16321 - N5501 E16216 - N5535 E16212 - N5555
E16040 MOV E 10KT SFC/FL170 N5718 E16037 - N5659 E16128 - N5611
E16206 - N5611 E16135 - N5645 E16103 - N5703 E16023 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/1120Z SFC/FL250 N5506 E16836 - N5304 E16426 -
N5337 E16252 - N5539 E16126 - N5601 E16152 - N5555 E16528 SFC/FL170
N5720 E16136 - N5532 E16352 - N5523 E16214 - N5657 E16047
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/1720Z SFC/FL240 N5621 E17522 - N5244 E16535 -
N5239 E16302 - N5501 E16202 - N5554 E16438 SFC/FL160 N5704 E16234 -
N5502 E16526 - N5445 E16231 - N5652 E16148
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/2320Z SFC/FL250 N5640 W17820 - N5615 W17817 -
N5202 E16523 - N5203 E16315 - N5419 E16243 - N5606 E16835
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170331/1200Z=
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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