Kronotsky Volcano
GVP Number  300200
IAVCEI Number  1000-20-
Location  54°45'11" N, 160°31'58" E
Last Eruption 1922 - 1923
Elevation 3528 m
Volcano is location in the northern sector of the Eastern Kamchatkan volcanic area, 10 km east of Kronotsky Lake, 225 km northeast from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Form and structure
Kronotsky is a stratovolcano with an ideal conical shape. There is a small andesibasalts extrusion at the summit. All historic eruptions and fumarolic activity were noted on a single fumarolic field situated on the southern slope at an altitude of 3,150 m.
Basalts and andesibasalts
Upper Pleistocene
Aviation color code
Last VONA/KVERT Releases
No VONA/KVERT Releases
Hazard synopsis
Summit eruptions are possible with ash plumes, ash falls, pyroclastic flows, lava flows, and lahars. The southern sector of the volcano is also an area of possible lateral eruptions.
Monitoring status
1922 – 1923  

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