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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
(4 out of 5)
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Shiveluch volcano eruptions:
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 (Kamchatka) activity update
Friday Oct 05, 2012 07:55 AM | BY: T
Mild ash emissions occurred during the night. An ash plume drifting at 6,500 ft / 2 km altitude carried by strong northwesterly winds was detected on satellite images at >340 km distance at 00:32 GMT earlier today.
Thursday, Oct 04, 2012
KVERT reported that during 21-28 September a viscous lava flow continued to effuse on the NW flank of Shiveluch's lava dome, accompanied by hot avalanches and fumarolic activity. ...
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012
Weak seismic activity and occasional small explosions continue, and a thermal anomaly is visible at the volcano indicating continuing slow lava dome growth (calculated to 2.6 m3/second). The KVERT webcam showed an ash eruption on 20 Sep.
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012
A new explosion occurred at Sheveluch volcano on 23:19 GMT on 17 Sep. Based on pilot observations, VAAC Anchorage reports an ash plume to flight level 270, i.e. 27,000 ft altitude (about 8 km). The ash plume is moving rapidly to the SE.
Thursday, Sep 06, 2012
During 24-31 August a viscous lava flow was active on the NE flank of Shiveluch's lava dome and was accompanied by hot avalanches. ...
Friday, Aug 24, 2012
Explosive-extrusive-effusive eruption of the volcano continues KVERT writes although there are no reports of larger recent eruptions. ...
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