Gamchen Volcano
GVP Number  300210
IAVCEI Number  1000-21-
Location  54°58'27" N, 160°42'12" E
Last Eruption 616±127 BC
Elevation 2576 m
Volcano is situated on the eastern coast of Kamchatka, 135 km to the north-east of Milkovo Village and 255 km to the north-east of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Form and structure
Complex volcanic massif including four stratovolcanoes.
Andesites, andesibasalts
Middle Pleistocene – Late Holocene
Aviation color code
Last VONA/KVERT Releases
No VONA/KVERT Releases
Hazard synopsis
Explosive-effusive eruptions from the summit crater, extrusive domes formation. Potential hazards are explosive-effusive eruptions which produce ash plumes, ash falls, pyroclastic and lava flows and lahars.
Monitoring status
Historical eruptions are unknown.
616±127 BC  

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