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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°ECurrent status
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| ReportsShiveluch volcano videosShiveluch volcano books | ToursShiveluch 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-ongoingTypical 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) activity update: growing lava dome, viscous lava flow, steaming, occasional explosions
Thursday Dec 06, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: T
During 23-30 November a viscous lava flow continued to effuse on the NW flank of Shiveluch's lava dome, accompanied by hot avalanches, incandescence, and fumarolic activity. Satellite imagery showed a thermal anomaly on the lava dome.
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
A viscous lava flow continued to effuse on the NW flank of Shiveluch's lava dome, accompanied by hot avalanches and fumarolic activity. Satellite imagery showed a daily thermal anomaly on the lava dome. ... [more]
Monday, Nov 12, 2012
A moderate explosions of the volcano seems to have occurred earlier today. An ash plume was reported to reach 14,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude and drifting south by VAAC Tokyo. [more]
Thursday, Nov 08, 2012
During 26 October-2 November a viscous lava flow continued to effuse on the NW flank of Shiveluch's lava dome, accompanied by hot avalanches and fumarolic activity. ... [more]
Sunday, Oct 28, 2012
The lava dome continues to grow slowly and explosions could occur any time. ...
Sunday, Oct 28, 2012
The lava dome continues to grow slowly and explosions could occur any time. ... [more]
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