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Klyuchevskoy volcano
Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°E
Current status: restless (2 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 20170722/1950Z FL170 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 22/2030Z

Saturday Jul 22, 2017 21:15 PM |

Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 22 Jul 2017
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 22 Jul 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 21:02 UTC, 22/07/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170722/2102Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/273
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170722/1950Z FL170 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 22/2030Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5605 E16038 - N5620 E16103 - N5629 E16125 -
N5625 E16129 - N5604 E16038 MOV NE 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0230Z SFC/FL180 N5904 E16753 - N5655 E16500 -
N5648 E16418 - N5900 E16706
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/0830Z SFC/FL170 N6151 E17553 - N5911 E17300 -

N5739 E16902 - N5757 E16852 - N5935 E17240 - N6156 E17510
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/1430Z SFC/FL170 N6445 W17536 - N6510 W17614 -

N6117 W17934 - N5840 E17538 - N5915 E17753 - N6104 W17834
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. WESTERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170723/0000Z=

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Thursday, Jul 20, 2017
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Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017
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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 19 Jul 2017
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017
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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 18 Jul 2017
Tuesday, Jul 18, 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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