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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 AT 20170626/2208Z FL200 EXTD SE REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 26/2250Z
Monday Jun 26, 2017 23:45 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 23:31 UTC, 26/06/17 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/213
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT UHPP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20170626/2208Z FL200 EXTD SE REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 26/2250Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5610 E16041 - N5456 E16212 - N5440 E16155 -
N5602 E16039 MOV SE 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/0450Z SFC/FL190 N5248 E16530 - N5235 E16440 -
N5334 E16301 - N5433 E16224
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/1050Z SFC/FL180 N5054 E16913 - N5058 E16714 -
N5312 E16352 - N5320 E16447
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/1650Z SFC/FL170 N5053 E17029 - N5030 E17256 -
N4946 E17334 - N5000 E17028 - N5206 E16608 - N5229 E16619
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. SOUTHERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170627/0300Z=
Friday, Jun 23, 2017
Mild, strombolian-type eruptions continue to occur at the summit vent of the volcano. ...
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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