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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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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
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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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Sheveluch volcano (Kamchatka, Russia): lava dome remains very active

Friday Jan 31, 2020 10:13 AM | BY: MARTIN

Glow from Sheveluch's lava dome (image: KVERT)
Glow from Sheveluch's lava dome (image: KVERT)
Glow from Sheveluch's lava dome visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Glow from Sheveluch's lava dome visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
KVERT reported strong fumarolic activity with small amount of ash and an incandescence of the dome blocks and hot avalanches associated with this process. The volcano's lava dome remains in a very active state.
The surveillance cameras observed an ash plumes that reached 16,000 ft (4,900 m) altitude and drifted E.
Thermal anomaly was observed in satellite images.
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