Goryashchy Volcano
GVP Number  290170
IAVCEI Number  0900-17-
Location  46°49'13" N, 151°46'54" E
Last Eruption 1944
Elevation 891 m
Location
Goryashchy Volcano is located on the southern point of Simushir Island
Form and structure
The large extrusive dome with a diameter of about 1 km and an absolute height of 890 m is located into the ancient volcano somme - eccentrically, with a shift to the northwest.
Composition
two-pyroxene andesites, andesite-basalts
Age
Holocene
Links
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 and thousands of kilometers from the volcano in different directions.
Monitoring status
satellite
Eruptions
1944  
1914  
1881 – 1883  
1849  
1842/6  

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