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Opala Volcano
GVP Number 300080
IAVCEI Number 1000-08-
Location 52°32'34" N, 157°20'19" E
Last Eruption ~ 1776/10/23 (?)
Elevation 2475 m
Location
Volcano is located in the northern part of South-Kamchatkan zone, 70 km from western coast of Kamchatka and 110 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Form and structure
The volcano is the cone-shaped stratovolcano in the caldera. The crater at the summit of the volcano is destroed.
Composition
From basalts to rhyolits
Age
Upper Pleistocene
 
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Aviation color code
GREEN
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Hazard synopsis
Potential hazards are therminal explosive-effusive eruptions which produce ash plumes, ash falls, pyroclastic and lava flows and lahars. Principal hazards of the volcano eruptions are ash plumes, ash falls, pyroclastic flows, and lahars. Ash falls possible at: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Yelizovo, Paratunka.
Monitoring status
satellite
Eruptions
~ 1776/10/23 (?)  
610±50  


 
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