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Kizimen Volcano
GVP Number 300230
IAVCEI Number 1000-23-
Location 55°7'51" N, 160°19'12" E
Last Eruption 2010/12/9 - 2013/12/9
Elevation 2485 m
Location
Volcano is situated on the western slope of the southern part of Tumrok ridge in 115 km from Milkovo and in 265 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Form and structure
It is a conical stratovolcano with a small lava dome at the summit.
Composition
Andesites, andesibasalts.
Age
Holocene
 
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Aviation color code
GREEN
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Hazard synopsis
Moderate potential hazards are caused by ash plumes, ash falls, pyroclastic flows, hot avalanches and lahars.
The volcano constitutes a potential hazard to international and local airlines at Kamchatka because its eruptive clouds and plumes can rise to a height of 10 km a.s.l. and extend for hundreds of kilometers of the volcano.
Monitoring status
seismic, web video camera, satellite
Eruptions
2010/12/9 – 2013/12/9  
1927/11 – 1928/1  


 
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