Mendeleev Volcano
GVP Number  290020
IAVCEI Number  0900-02-
Location  43°58'44" N, 145°43'58" E
Last Eruption 1880
Elevation 888 m
Location
Mendeleev volcano is located in the southern third of the Kunashir Island, near the Yuzhno-Kurilsk
Form and structure
In a destroyed crater with a diameter of more than 1 km of the stratovolcano cone, a well-preserved extrusive dome rises.
Composition
andesite-basalts, two-pyroxene andesites
Age
Holocene
Links
Aviation color code
GREEN
Last VONA/KVERT Releases
No VONA/KVERT Releases
Hazard synopsis
Ash clouds, ash falls, pyroclastic flows, hot avalanches and lahars are a potential hazard associated with explosive eruptions of this volcano. The volcano poses a potential hazard to international and local airlines passing in the Kuriles region, since the height of its ash emissions can reach 10-15 km above sea level, ash plumes and clouds can drift hundreds and thousands of kilometers from the volcano in different directions.
Monitoring status
satellite
Eruptions
1880  

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