Photo of this volcano
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 57.83°N
  • 160.25°E

  • 1255 m
    4116 ft

  • 300630
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Plosky.

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

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Eruptive History

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

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Plosky.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Plosky.

Photo Gallery

The light-colored, smooth-surfaced volcano right of the center of this NASA Shuttle Mission image is Plosky shield volcano in the Sredinny Range. This small late-Quaternary basaltic to basaltic-andesite shield volcano rises to 1255 m near the headwaters of the Voyampolka River about 20 km west of the crest of the Sredinny Range. It is the westernmost volcano of the northern Sredinny Range.

NASA Shuttle Mission Imagery STS-99, JSC2000-E-02629
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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