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Barkhatnaya Sopka

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  • Russia
  • Kamchatka and Mainland Asia
  • Lava dome(s)
  • 3550 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 52.802°N
  • 158.24°E

  • 874 m
    2867 ft

  • 300084
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Barkhatnaya Sopka.

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This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 1 Holocene eruptive periods.

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
3550 BCE (after) Unknown Confirmed   Tephrochronology
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Barkhatnaya Sopka.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Barkhatnaya Sopka.

Photo Gallery

Holocene cinder cones of the Barkhatnaya Sopka volcanic field overlie a plateau 14 km north of Viliuchik volcano. The cinder cones are sitting on an uplifted block of eroded Miocene-Pliocene rocks. Mt. Barkhatnaya ("Velvet Mountain"), which formed 3000-4000 years ago, is at the left, and the reddish hill at the right is an early Holocene cinder cone. The white hill in the center between Barkhatnaya and the early Holocene cinder cone is a part of an eroded rhyolitic sub-volcanic body.

Coyrighted photo by Oleg Dirksen (Holocene Kamchataka volcanoes; http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/volcanoes/holocene/main/main.htm).
See title for photo information.
GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Kachatka
Country: USSR
Year: 1990
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Kachatka

Title: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (in Russian)
Publisher: P O Dalazyerogeodezya for Soviet Army ?
Country: Kamchatka
Year: 1990
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (in Russian)

Title: USSR (Kamchatka S)
Publisher: DMA
Country: USSR
Year: 1987
Series: TPC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of USSR (Kamchatka S)

Title: Kamchatsky Peninsula Topo Map
Country: USSR
Year: 1986
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:2,500,000
Map of Kamchatsky Peninsula Topo Map

Title: Petropavlosk-Kamchatskiy
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: USSR
Year: 1959
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Petropavlosk-Kamchatskiy
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Barkhatnaya Sopka in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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