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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
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Shiveluch volcano
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
Current status: erupting (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.
Previous news
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. ... [more]
Ash eruption from Sheveluch on 20 Sep (KVERT webcam)
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. [more]
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. [more]
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. ... [more]
Friday, Aug 24, 2012
Explosive-extrusive-effusive eruption of the volcano continues KVERT writes although there are no reports of larger recent eruptions. ... [more]

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