Krasheninnikov Volcano
GVP Number  300190
IAVCEI Number  1000-19-
Location  54°35'45" N, 160°16'12" E
Last Eruption 1463±40
Elevation 1856 m
The volcano is associated with the Eastern volcanic belt and is located about 13 km south of Kronotsky lake, in 200 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Form and structure
The complex volcanic edifice consisting of two merged cones is in ancient caldera about 9 km in diameter. Northern cone has telescopic structure - in the center caldera about 2 km in diameter are located two cones enclosed each other. Height of least of them - 150 m, diameter of its crater - 60 m.
Basalts, andesibasalts, andesites, dacites
11,000 years
Aviation color code
Last VONA/KVERT Releases
No VONA/KVERT Releases
Hazard synopsis
Possible therminal eruptions and lateral on the volcanic slopes or at the southern part of caldera. Potential hazards are ash plumes, ash falls, pyroclastic and lava flows and lahars.
Monitoring status
The last lava effusion took place 400-600 years ago. No historic eruption is known. In 1963 traces of fumarolic activity were registered in the crater of the middle Northern cone.

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