ACTIVE VOLCANOES OF KAMCHATKA AND NORTHERN KURILES
hazards are caused by ash plumes, ash falls, lava and pyroclastic
flows, and lahars.
Ash falls possible at:
|Seismic, satellite monitoring|
|Form and structure|
The stratovolcano belongs to the Somma-Vesuvius type. The central scoria cone with the height of 250 m is situated inside summit crater. There are 33 lateral cones on the flanks of the volcano.
| The types of eruptions are
strombolian, vulcanian, subplinian
1793 - an eruption of the summit crater
The volcano-Island, the most northern in the Kurile archipelago, is situated at a distance 30 km north-west from Paramushir and 70 km south-west from Kamchatka
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