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Facts Description
Name: Taunshits
GVP Number: 300160
Synonims:
Region: Kamchatka Peninsula
Volcanic Area: Eastern Kamchatka
Coordinates:
54°31'41" N   159°48'15" E
Absolute Elevation: 2353 m
Status: Active
Aviation Color Code: GREEN
Location: Volcano is located on the Eastern coast, 7 km northwest from Uzon caldera, 25 km southwest from Kronotskoe Lake, 180 km northeast from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Type: Stratovolcano
Composition: andesites
Recent Known Eruption: ~ 400 г. до н.э.
Андезитовый, слабодифференцированный стратовулкан диаметром 12 км. На западном склоне его усеченного конуса взрывная воронка, а на южном — крупная экструзия, осложненная разломом [1].

References

1. Апродов В.А. Вулканы. М.: Мысль, 1982. 367 с.
Potencial Hazard
Moderate potential hazards could cause by ash plumes, ash falls, pyroclastic flows, hot avalanches and lahars. The volcano can constitute a potential hazard to international and local airlines at Kamchatka.




 

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