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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 EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 07/1720Z
Sunday Jan 07, 2018 18:15 PM |
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 7 Jan 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 07/01/18 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/22
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 07/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5605 E16038 - N5622 E16042 - N5653 E16102 -
N5653 E16112 - N5602 E16040 MOV N 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/2320Z SFC/FL240 N5753 E16216 - N5652 E16241 -
N5619 E16202 - N5716 E16108 - N5736 E16001 - N5821 E16003
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/0520Z SFC/FL240 N5916 E16333 - N5750 E16424 -
N5626 E16350 - N5650 E16253 - N5831 E16145 - N5908 E15903 - N5950
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/1120Z SFC/FL250 N5750 E16605 - N5607 E16444 -
N5836 E16337 - N6012 E16112 - N6107 E15530 - N6115 E16209 - N6037
NXT ADVISORY: 20180108/0000Z=
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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