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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
Location
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.
Composition
Basalts and andesibasalts
Age
Upper Pleistocene
 
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Aviation color code
GREEN
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
satellite
Eruptions
1922 – 1923  


 
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