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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 news and updates

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Sat, 30 Dec 2006, 15:40

After a week of intense vulcanian activity, Shiveluch's activity has decreased again on 28 December 2006, but new explosions can be expected any time.
Summary of activity during 16-26 December: Ash plumes from Shiveluch rose to 10 km (32,800 ft) a.s.l. and drifted E on 16-17 and 20 December. On 24 December, an eruption plume rose to an altitude of 9.1 km (30,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted E. On 26 December, an ash plume was observed above 10 km (32,800 ft.) a.s.l., extending 150 km NE in satellite imagery. The level of Concern Color Code was raised from Orange to Red.

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Tue, 26 Dec 2006, 07:53

KVERT reports increased seismic activity at Sheveluch volcano, warning that ash explosions up to 10 km (32,800 ft.) ASL could occur at any time. Sheveluch's lava dome continues to grow.

Sun, 17 Dec 2006, 20:52

Strong explosive activity at Sheveluch continues. KVERT reported that on December 17, 2006, an ash plume rose up to 8.0 km ASL and extended to the east from the volcano.

Tue, 5 Dec 2006, 08:05

Preceded by half an hour of strong tremor, Sheveluch volcano erupted with a violent explosion that produced an ash plume rising to about 6 km that drifted north and has already reached more than 100 km distance. Pyroclastic flows descended on the slope along the Baidarnaya River.

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Mon, 6 Mar 2006, 18:34

The lava dome at Sheveluch volcano continues to grow. Small to mederate explosive events might be expected at any time.
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