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Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Shiveluch volcano satellite image by (c) Google
Shiveluch volcano
Stratovolcano 3283 m (10,771 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.65°N / 161.36°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) 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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Kamchatka - Land of Colors (volcano expedition to Kamchatka)
Shiveluch Volcano Special (8-days expedition to see the ongoing eruption of Shiveluch volcano 16-24 Mar 2019)

Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 29/1420Z to 34000 ft (10400 m)

Thu, 29 Aug 2019, 15:15
15:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 34000 ft (10400 m) altitude or flight level 340 .
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 15:00 UTC, 29/08/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190829/1500Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SHEVELUCH 300270
PSN: N5639 E16122
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3283M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/485
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 29/1420Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL340 N5624 E16224 - N5648 E15538 - N5602 E15334 -
N5607 E15257 - N5753 E15443 - N5746 E16046 - N5705 E16250 MOV SW
30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/2020Z SFC/FL350 N5647 E16128 - N5550 E16123 -
N5144 E15919 - N5226 E15422 - N5502 E15230 - N5719 E15523 - N5622
E16052
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/0220Z SFC/FL340 N5440 E16241 - N5304 E16926 -

N4924 E16119 - N4918 E15605 - N5415 E15125 - N5700 E15531 - N5519
E16028 - N5653 E16124
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190829/1800Z=

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