Berg Volcano
GVP Number  290120
IAVCEI Number 
Location  46°3'12" N, 150°4'6" E
Last Eruption 2005/7 - 2005/8
Elevation 1040 m
The volcano Berg is located in the northern part of Urup Island
Form and structure
The Berg volcano is a stratovolcano with a wide caldera with a diameter of about 2 km at the top, in which there is a low extrusive dome with a diameter of 700 m and a height of 200 - 250 m.
Aviation color code
Last VONA/KVERT Releases
No VONA/KVERT Releases
Hazard synopsis
Ash clouds, ash falls, pyroclastic flows, hot avalanches and lahars are a potential hazard associated with explosive eruptions of this volcano. The volcano poses a potential hazard to international and local airlines passing in the Kuriles region, since the height of its ash emissions can reach 10-15 km above sea level, ash plumes and clouds can drift hundreds and thousands of kilometers from the volcano in different directions. In addition, the outflow of lava flows onto the slopes of the volcano and the surrounding area is possibly.
Monitoring status
2005/7 – 2005/8  
1951/11 – 1952/2  

9 Piip Boulevard, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, 683006, RUSSIA,
Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS, KVERT
Phone/Fax: (415-2) 202044
Terms of use of KVERT website materials and services
Copyright © Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS, KVERT, 2004-2024. Terms of use
No part of the website and/or website content can be reproduced in any form whether electronically or otherwise without the prior consent of the right holder. You should provide a link to the website from your own website.
© Development & Design, IVS FEB RAS