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Fuss Peak Volcano
GVP Number 290340
IAVCEI Number 0900-34-
Location 50°16'2" N, 155°14'47" E
Last Eruption 1854
Elevation 1772 m
Location
The volcano forms a separate peninsula at Southwest coast of Paramushir Island, it is located in 80 km to the southwest from Severo-Kurilsk.
Form and structure
The stratovolcano is the perfect cone with a crater (in diameter up to 700 m and depth up to 300 m) at the summit.
Composition
Andesits
Age
40,000-50,000
 
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Aviation color code
GREEN
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 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
satellite
Eruptions
1854  


 
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