Ushkovsky Volcano
GVP Number  300261
IAVCEI Number  1000-261
Location  56°4'12" N, 160°28'16" E
Last Eruption 7682±108 BC
Elevation 3943 m
Location
The volcano is located in the north-western part of the Klyuchevskaya group of the volcanoes.
Form and structure
Ushkovsky and Krestovsky volcanoes form a single volcanic massif with a summit caldera which filled with glacier.
Composition
Basalts and andesibasalts.
Age
50-60 thousand years ago.
Links
Aviation color code
GREEN
Last VONA/KVERT Releases
Hazard synopsis
There are possibly explosive and explosive-effusive eruptions of the volcano a like as volcanoes if Iceland. It will be restricted to the caldera glacier (the volume of ice is 5 km3) with possible formation of meltwater within the caldera, which may trigger catastrophic floods down the valley of the Kamchatka river along the dry rivers of Bil’chenok, Ryborazvodnaya, Kozyrevskaya, Studenaya and Sukhaya.
The volcano could constitute a potential hazard to international and low-flying aircraft.
Monitoring status
seismic, satellite, visual
Eruptions
7682±108 BC  

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