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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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Klyuchevskoy Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20190611/2330Z FL170 EXTD N REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 11/2340Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)
Wed, 12 Jun 2019, 00:15
00:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 15 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVFE01 at 00:03 UTC, 12/06/19 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/27
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT UHPP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20190611/2330Z FL170 EXTD N REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 11/2340Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5608 E16039 - N5635 E15949 - N5630 E15938 -
N5602 E16039 MOV NW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/0540Z SFC/FL170 N5802 E15800 - N5702 E15906 -
N5624 E15927 - N5706 E15828 - N5758 E15744
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/1140Z SFC/FL170 N5926 E15653 - N5839 E15730 -
N5756 E15856 - N5658 E15858 - N5744 E15828 - N5839 E15653 - N5933
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
NXT ADVISORY: 20190612/0600Z=
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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