Koryaksky Volcano
GVP Number  300090
IAVCEI Number  1000-09-
Location  53°19'15" N, 158°42'43" E
Last Eruption 2008/12/20 - 2009/8/26
Elevation 3456 m
Volcano is located to the northwest from Avachinsky volcano, at a distance of 30 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Form and structure
Stratovolcano, the open crater 45x90 m is located at the western part of the summit. Scoria cones: two at the eastern and three at the southern flanks of the volcano.
Basalts, andesibasalts, andesites
Upper Pleistocene
Aviation color code
Last VONA/KVERT Releases
No VONA/KVERT Releases
Hazard synopsis
There are possibly explosive and explosive-effusive eruptions of the volcano. There is possible catastrophic eruption with a destruction of a north-western sector of the volcano. The volcano could constitute a potential hazard to international and local airlines at Kamchatka.
Monitoring status
seismic, web video camera, satellite, visual
2008/12/20 – 2009/8/26  
1956/12 – 1957/3  

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