ACTIVE VOLCANOES OF KAMCHATKA AND NORTHERN KURILES
Potential hazards are caused by ash plumes, ash falls, lava and
pyroclastic flows, hot avalanches and lahars.
Ash falls possible at:
|Form and structure|
The stratovolcano is nested on the volcanic ridge of Karpinsky merging with Tatarinov volcano in the south. Its regular cone mostly consists of pyroclastic rocks and is situated on the ancient lava basis.
| 1853 - powerful
explosive-effusive eruption of plinian type
1854-1859 - a weak explosions
1958 - an explosive eruption of strombolian type
1961 - a weak explosive eruption of strombolian-vulcanian type, heavy ash fall
1964 - a weak explosive eruption
1973 - a weak explosive eruption of vulcanian type
1986 - a strong explosive-effusive eruption
2002 - an explosive eruption of vulcanian type, ash falls
2003 - an explosive eruption of vulcanian type, ash falls
2005 - a weak ash explosions
2007 - a weak ash explosions
2008 - a weak ash explosions
Fumarolic activity between the eruptions was observing at the volcano
Chikurachki, the nothern volcano in Karpinsky ridge, is located in the south-western part of Paramushir Island, 60 km to the south-west from Severo-Kurilsk.
|From basalts to andesits|
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