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Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°E
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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 AT 20170618/0600Z FL200 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 18/0820Z
Sunday Jun 18, 2017 09:00 AM |
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 18 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 08:47 UTC, 18/06/17 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/194
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20170618/0600Z FL200 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 18/0820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5606 E16041 - N5530 E16243 - N5521 E16544 -
N5420 E16419 - N5459 E16421 - N5511 E16213 - N5603 E16040 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/1420Z SFC/FL190 N5439 E16725 - N5310 E16548 -
N5349 E16453 - N5411 E16317 - N5533 E16157 - N5508 E16359 - N5522
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/2020Z SFC/FL180 N5512 E16707 - N5358 E16838 -
N5208 E16747 - N5207 E16651 - N5324 E16430 - N5514 E16308 - N5501
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/0220Z SFC/FL170 N5358 E16842 - N5330 E17021 -
N5055 E16851 - N5254 E16536 - N5512 E16444 - N5504 E16816
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. WESTERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170618/1200Z=
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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