Main Volcanoes Komarov

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Gamchen Vysoky
Name: Komarov
GVP Number: 300220
Synonims: Zapovedny volcano
Region: Kamchatka Peninsula
Volcanic Area: Eastern Kamchatka
55°2'0" N   160°43'30" E
Absolute Elevation: 2070 m
Status: Active
Aviation Color Code: GREEN
Location: Komarov volcano is located at the northern juncture of the Eastern Kamchatka volcanic belt at the latitude of Kronotsky Peninsula in the middle of the Gamchen ridge.
Type: Stratovolcano
Composition: andesite-basalts, andesites
Recent Known Eruption: 1032±111
Основание — нижне-голоценовый вулканический щит неправильной конической формы, вытянутый на северо-восток по разлому. Диаметр щита 8 и 10 км. На вершине кальдера диаметром 3 и 5 км. В ее юго-восточной части — позднеголоценовый стратовулкан с двумя кратерами: на вершине и восточном склоне. По разлому, секущему вулкан в северо-восточном направлении, сольфатарные поля [1].


1. Апродов В.А. Вулканы. М.: Мысль, 1982. 367 с.
Potencial Hazard
Potential hazards are ash plumes, ash falls, pyroclastic and lava flows and lahars.


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