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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: VA AT 20190701/1610Z FL180 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 01/1610Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)
Mon, 1 Jul 2019, 16:45
16:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 1 Jul 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVFE01 at 16:38 UTC, 01/07/19 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/37
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20190701/1610Z FL180 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 01/1610Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5605 E16038 - N5614 E16047 - N5615 E16108 -
N5609 E16103 - N5609 E16050 - N5602 E16039 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/2210Z SFC/FL180 N5650 E16231 - N5640 E16224 -
N5619 E16128 - N5647 E16146
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/0410Z SFC/FL170 N5712 E16405 - N5703 E16354 -
N5642 E16210 - N5720 E16318
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190701/1800Z=
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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