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Stratovulkaan 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
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1739(?), 1800(?), 1854 (Plinian eruption), 1879-83, 1897-98, 1905, 1928-29, 1930, 1944-50, 1964 (sub-Plinian, large dome collapse and debris flow), 1980-81, 1984, 1985, 1986-88, 1988, 1989 1990-94, 1997, 1998, 1999, 1999-ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Highly explosive. Construction of lava domes and large pyroclastic flows caused by dome collapse. One of Kamchatka's largest and most active volcanoes.
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Shiveluch volcano news and updates
Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka): strong explosion, ash plume to 33,000 ft altitude
di, 27 mei 2014, 16:13
16:13 PM | DOOR: T
Eruption from Shiveluch this morning in Kamchatka
The volcano remains very active, growing its lava dome which occasionally looses some of its mass due to avalanches and explosions. A stronger eruption occurred at the volcano this morning producing an ash plume that rose to 33,000 ft (10 km) altitude and drifted to the SE.
Although activity has been generally at comparably low levels during the past weeks, a strong explosion occurred this morning at the active lava dome and produced an ash plume that rose to approx. 33,000 ft (10 km) altitude. ... Lees alle
Activity is currently relatively low, but the volcano continues to extrude viscous lava into the dome. Occasional small avalanches, explosions and strong steaming accompany this activity. ... Lees alle
The volcano continues to slowly extrude viscous lava at its dome. An ash plume was produced this morning that rose to 13,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude and drifted SE. Most likely, it had been caused by a small to moderately large collapse on the eastern flank: Lees alle
An explosion occurred at the volcano this morning (Kamchatka time). An ash plume rose to approx. 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude (VAAC Tokyo). ... Lees alle
No significant changes in activity occurred recently. The volcano remains active. Slow lava-dome extrusion continues accompanied by ash explosions, incandescence, hot avalanches, and fumarolic activity. Lees alle
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