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Stratovolcano 2507 m / 8,225 ft
Alaska Peninsula, USA, 56.17°N / -159.38°WCurrent status
: normal or dormant
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| ReportsVeniaminof volcano booksVeniaminof volcano eruptions:
1750 (?), 1830-38(?), 1838-39, 1874, 1892, 1930, 1939, 1939, 1944, 1956, 1983-84, 1984, 1987, 1993-94, 1995(?), 2002, 2004, 2006 (March)Typical eruption style:
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Veniaminof volcano news & activity updates:
Veniaminof volcano (Alaska): weak ash emissions
Tuesday Jun 11, 2013 11:24 AM | BY: T
Weak ash plume from Veniaminof (FAA webcam, annotated by Blog Culture Volcan)
Current seismic recording from Veniaminof (VNHG station, AVO)
A weak eruptive activity has started from the volcano. Since last night, weak ash emissions have appeared from the central cone of the caldera of the volcano.
The new activity is accompanied by a persistent steam plume and increasing volcanic tremor. So far there seem to be no lava flows or other significant eruptive processes.
The new ash emissions are very diluted and reach about 200-300 m height. They were first observed on the Aciation camera of Perryville from last night at around 17-18h local time. AVO who has not yet reported about the ash confirmed to Blog Culture Volcan that the plume indeed contains very small amounts of ash, which pose no problems to aviation (for now).
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Monday, Jun 10, 2013
AVO reports continuing seismic tremor and the observation of a steam plume from the volcano, but no other activity has been noted.
Sunday, Jun 09, 2013
Over the past 2 days, AVO has detected gradually increasing seismic tremor beneath Veniaminof and therefore raised the Aviation Color Code to Yellow and the Volcano Alert Level to Advisory. ...
Friday, Apr 07, 2006
A pilot reported a minor eruption at Veniaminof volcano producing an ash plume of about 10,000 ft on Thursday April 6, 2006.[more]
Tuesday, Mar 07, 2006
Seismicity at Veniaminof volcano is low and there are no indications that new eruptions have taken place since 3 March 2006. As precaution, the Alaska Volcano Observatory maintains alert level YELLOW.[more]
Saturday, Mar 04, 2006
Mount Veniaminof volcano is getting more active: small ash emissions were observed coming from the intracaldera cone this morning (4 March 2006) from AVO webcam images. They consisted of small diffuse, low-level plumes, rising a few hundred meters (several hundred feet) above the cone, which has an elevation of 2,156 m (7,073 ft) above sea level. The ash emissions dissipated rapidly as they drifted towards the east. Ash fall is likely to be minor and should be confined to the summit caldera.
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