Shiveluch volcano from southwest. Late Pleistocene stratovolcano is truncated by a large crater (caldera) enclosing a complex of extrusive domes formed during the Holocene. Here we see the volcano in 1980-ies, when the most recent extrusive dome has just started to form inside the 1964 avalanche crater. The 1964 debris avalanche deposit, covered with snow, forms white bare field at the foreground.Western flank of the volcano (at the left) represents a Late Pleistocene lava field known as Baidarny ridge.





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