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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): several ash plumes up to 9 km altitude

Wednesday Nov 19, 2014 03:27 AM | BY: T

A series of eruptions occurred during the past days from the volcano's growing lava dome. Tokyo VAAC issued alerts about ash plumes rising up to 30,000 ft (9 km) altitude.
Bad weather prevented detailed observations, but most likely, several explosions and/or avalanches with pyroclastic flows occurred.
Ash was dispersed to southerly directions.
Previous news
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
An ash plume was reported last evening rising to approx. 30,000 ft (9 km) altitude and extending east (Tokyo VAAC). ... [more]
Eruption plume from Shiveluch's explosion on 24 Sep (photo: Y. Demyanchuk/Volkstat.ru)
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014
A powerful explosion occurred at the volcano today (24 Sep) at 12:41 local time, producing an ash plume that rose to 38,000 ft (11 km) altitude. It generated several pyroclastic flows, some of which surpassed the 350 m high western caldera wall. ... [more]
Eruption from Shiveluch volcano yesterday (KVERT webcam)
Monday, Jul 07, 2014
Several small to moderate explosions occurred at the active lava dome during the past days. Ash plumes were reported to up to 27,000 ft (8 km) altitude. [more]
Explosion at Shiveluch volcano yesterday evening (KVERT webcam)
Tuesday, Jul 01, 2014
A moderate explosion occurred at the volcano yesterday evening (or this morning in local time). An ash plume rose to approx. 23,000 ft (7 km) altitude. ... [more]
Ash emission at Shiveluch volcano on 14 June
Monday, Jun 16, 2014
Explosive activity of the volcano continues. Since the larger explosion on 11 June, the volcano has only produced a few smaller explosions and ash emissions. ... [more]

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