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Klyuchevskoy volcano
Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°E
Current status: 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: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170830/0700Z FL180 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 30/0730Z

Wednesday Aug 30, 2017 08:15 AM |

Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 30 Aug 2017
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 30 Aug 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 08:03 UTC, 30/08/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170830/0803Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/363
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170830/0700Z FL180 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 30/0730Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5607 E16036 - N5621 E16106 - N5618 E16112 -
N5602 E16039 MOV NE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/1330Z SFC/FL180 N5659 E16256 - N5647 E16302 -
N5645 E16107 - N5707 E16143
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/1930Z SFC/FL180 N5717 E16522 - N5710 E16521 -

N5716 E16325 - N5722 E16203 - N5733 E16158 - N5735 E16341
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/0130Z SFC/FL180 N5718 E16812 - N5704 E16815 -

N5733 E16515 - N5739 E16314 - N5757 E16224 - N5747 E16521
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170830/1200Z=

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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 24 Aug 2017
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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 23 Aug 2017
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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 22 Aug 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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