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Klyuchevskoy Volcano
GVP Number 300260
IAVCEI Number 1000-26-
Location 56°3'20" N, 160°38'31" E
Last Eruption 2016/12/31 - continues
Elevation 4750 m
Location
The volcano belongs at the Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes. It is located 30 km from Klyuchi and 360 km from Petropanlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Form and structure
It is a typical stratovolcano with a regular cone and a summit crater of 700 m in diameter. About 80 lateral explosive vents and scoria cones are situated on the flancs of the volcano 500-3600 m a.s.l.
Composition
Basalts, andesibasalts
Age
7,000 years
 
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Aviation color code
ORANGE
Last VONA/KVERT Releases
Hazard synopsis
Moderate potential hazards are caused by ash plumes, ash falls, lava flows and lahars. The volcano constitutes a potential hazard to international and local airlines at Kamchatka because its eruptive clouds can rise to a height of 8-15 km a.s.l. and extend for thousands of kilometers from the volcano to different directions.

Ash falls possible at:

Klyuchi (30 km to the north from the volcano)
Kozyrevsk (47 km to the west)
Ust’-Kamchatsk (120 km to the north-east)
Milkovo (200 km to the south-west)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (360 km to the south-south-west)
Monitoring status
seismic, web video camera, satellite, visual
Eruptions
2016/12/31- continues  
2016/4/3-2016/11/6  
2015/1/1-2015/3/24  
2013/8/15-2013/12/15  
2012/10/14-2013/1/10  
2009/9/16-2010/12/8  
2008/10-2009/1  
2007/2/15-2007/7/26  
2005/1/16-2005/4/15  
2004/1/15  
2003/1-2003/6  
2002  
2000  
1999  
1998  
1997  
1996  
1995  
1994  
1993-1994  
1989-1990  
1984-1988  
1974/8/23-1974/10/31  
1971-1974  
1915  
1913  
1909-1911  
1907  
1904  
1896/12-1897/11  
1890/4-1890  
1882/1-1883/1  
1877-1879  
1865/9-1865  
1852/2-1854/2  
1848  
1840  
1829  
1821  
1812-1813  
1807  
1788-1791  
1772  
1770  
1767  
1762  
1737/10/8-1737/10/15  
1727-1731  
1720-1721  
1697-1698  


 
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