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Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
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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
Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka) activity update
Monday Dec 22, 2014 17:49 PM | BY: T
A moderately strong explosive eruption occurred Saturday night.
An ash plume rose to estimated 22,000 ft (6.5 km) altitude and bright glow was visible on webcam imagery, likely from incandescent material deposited during a dome collapse event.
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
A relatively large explosion and/or dome collapse event occurred yesterday evening (this morning in Kamchatka). An ash plume was reported to rise to 33,000 ft (10 km) altitude. read all
Friday, Dec 05, 2014
A large eruption (but not unusually large for Shiveluch!) was reported to have occurred this afternoon (14:42 UTC), producing an ash plume to 30,000 ft (9 km) altitude. read all
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
A strong vulcanian explosion occurred on Sunday, sending an ash plume to an altitude of approx. 8 km above the volcano. read all
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014
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. ... read all
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). read all
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