The volcano is located in the Southern volcanic zone of Kamchatka on the northeastern coast of Kurilskoye lake.
|Form and structure
The stratovolcano belongs to the Somma-Vesuvius type. Its north-easterrn flank shows a big blast crater 800x1200 m in size and 200-450 m deep which appeared in 1901.
|From basalts to dacites
|Aviation color code
|Last VONA/KVERT Releases
No VONA/KVERT Releases
The principal hazards of the volcano are phreatic explosions, ash clouds, ash falls, pyroclastic flows and surges, lava flows and lakhars.
Proximity of this volcano to Kurile Lake suggests additional hazards related to possible disruption of the lake by collapsen products into the lake.
Ash falls possible at:
Ozernovskiy (50 km to the west from the volcano)
Pauzhetka (28 km to the west)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (200 km to the north-east)