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Sedankinsky volcano

Shield volcano 1241 m / 4,071 ft
Kamchatka, Russia, 57.27°N / 160.08°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Sedankinsky volcano eruptions: 7050 BC ± 1000 yearsNo recent earthquakes
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Background:

Sedankinsky, a small Icelandic-type basaltic shield volcano, is the SE-most of a cluster of overlapping small shields along the crest of the central Sredinny Range north of Kebeney volcano. Sedankinsky lies at the SE end of a major graben extending NE from Kebeney volcano. Chains of cinder cones trending NE-SW were constructed on the southern and eastern flanks of Sedankinsky; lava flows from the latter cones bank up against the steep-walled eastern margin of the graben. Eruptions at Sedankinsky Dol, also known as Sedanka Dol, took place about 8000-10,000 years ago.
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