Main Volcanoes Vysoky


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Facts Description
Name: Vysoky
GVP Number: 300221
Synonims: Vysokii
Region: Kamchatka Peninsula
Volcanic Area: Eastern Kamchatka
55°3'51" N   160°45'54" E
Absolute Elevation: 2161 m
Status: Active
Aviation Color Code: GREEN
Location: Между верховьями рек Листввеничная и Сторож, Богачёвка и Дроздовская.
Type: Stratovolcano
Composition: andesites, andesite-basalts
Recent Known Eruption: ~ 100 г. до н.э.
Vysokii volcano, appeared to be the most active and produced numerous explosive and effusive eruptions. Vysokii has been active since the beginning of Holocene till about 2000 14C years BP [2].


1. Апродов В.А. Вулканы. М.: Мысль, 1982. 367 с.
2. Churikova TG, Dorendorf F, Wörner G. (2001) Sources and fluids in the mantle wedge below Kamchatka, evidence from across-arc geochemical variation. Journal of Petrology, 42/8: 1567-1593
Potencial Hazard
Potential hazards are ash plumes, ash falls, lava flows and lahars.


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