Krasheninnikov Volcano - John Seach

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Kamchatka, Russia

54.593 N, 160.273 E
summit elevation 1857 m
Caldera

Krasheninnikov volcano is located in eastern, central Kamchatka, about 13 km south of Kronotsky Lake. The volcano is located in a collapsed caldera which formed after a catastrophic eruption which produced 50 cubic km of dacitic pumice 39,600 years ago.

Krasheninnikov volcano contains two cones in a 13 km wide caldera. The height of the southern cone is 1857 m, and a relative height of 850 m. The northern cone has an absolute height of 1760 m, and a relative height of 760 m.

The southern cone of Krasheninnikov contains a crater 800 m wide and 140 m deep.

2007 Earthquake
A magnitude 5.0 earthquake occurred on 6th December 2007 with the focus 113 km directly under the volcano.

Fumarolic activity
In 1963, 1964, and 1980 fumarolic activity was recorded in the crater of the northern cone.

Krasheninnikov Volcano Eruptions

1550, 1350, 850, 750, 650

Older eruptions
150 BC, 250 BC, 350 BC, 650 BC, 850 BC, 1000 BC, 1150 BC, 1350 BC,
1650 BC, 2250 BC, 3250 BC, 3550 BC, 4550 BC, 4850 BC, 5050 BC,
5250 BC, 5450 BC, 5800 BC, 6000 BC, 6250 BC, 6350 BC, 6550 BC, 7250 BC, 8050 BC.