Verkhovoy

Photo of this volcano
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  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 56.52°N
  • 159.53°E

  • 1400 m
    4592 ft

  • 300440
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Verkhovoy.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Verkhovoy.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Verkhovoy.

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Verkhovoy. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Verkhovoy page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Verkhovoy.

Photo Gallery


The sparsely vegetated area at the center of this NASA Landsat image (with north to the top) is Verkhovoy volcano. This small late-Quaternary Icelandic-type shield volcano lies in the central Sredinny Range, between the Tigil (left-center) and Polovinnaya (right-center) Rivers. Verkhovoy is dwarfed by its massive neighbor to the NNE, Alney-Chashakondzha (whose flanks form the snow-covered area at the upper right. The Khrebet Kruky ridge is at the lower right.

NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database


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

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