The volcano is located in Southern Kamchatka, about 70 km to the southwest from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
|Form and structure|
The present structure of the volcano occupies the central part of the caldera (13x12 km) and comprises three merged cones that stretch in a ridge of the west-north-west-wards. There are 11 superimposed craters at the summit. And about 40 adventive vents with lava flows on the slopes.
|Andesits and andesibasalts|
|Aviation color code|
|Last VONA/KVERT Releases|
Gorely is one of the most active volcanoes of the Southern Kamchatka. Principal hazards are ash plumes, ash falls, phreatic blasts and lahars.
Ash falls possible at:
Paratunka (45 km to the north from the volcano)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (70 km to the northeast)
Yelizovo (70 km to the north)
seismic, web video camera, satellite, visual
2010/7 – 2014
1984 – 1986
1980 – 1981