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Kikhpinych Volcano
GVP Number 300180
IAVCEI Number 1000-18-
Location 54°29'20" N, 160°15'5" E
Last Eruption 1391±45
Elevation 1552 m
Location
Volcano is located in the Eastern volcanic area of Kamchatka, 25 km south from Kronotsky Lake, 190 km northeast from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Gyzernaya River have the sources at Kikhpinych spur.
Form and structure
Young Kikhpinich formed by two basaltic stratovolcanoes: the older named Zapadny, the younger – Savich.
Composition
Basalts, andesibasalts
Age
Stary Kikhpinych - Middle-Upper Pleistocene
Zapadny - ~ 4,800 BP
Savich - ~ 1,400 BP
 
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Aviation color code
GREEN
Last VONA/KVERT Releases
No VONA/KVERT Releases
Hazard synopsis
Potential hazards are therminal explosive eruptions which produce ash plumes, ash falls, pyroclastic and lahars.
Monitoring status
satellite
Eruptions
1391±45  


 
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