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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-02326

Lava from a 13-30 January 1991 eruption fills the summit crater of Avachinsky in this spring 1991 aerial photo from the south. Prior to the eruption the 400-500 m wide crater was about 250 m deep. Photo by V.N. Nechaev, 1991 (courtesy of Oleg Volynets, Institute of Volcanology, Petropavlovsk).

Lava from a 13-30 January 1991 eruption fills the summit crater of Avachinsky in this spring 1991 aerial photo from the south. Prior to the eruption the 400-500 m wide crater was about 250 m deep.

Photo by V.N. Nechaev, 1991 (courtesy of Oleg Volynets, Institute of Volcanology, Petropavlovsk).

Keywords: stratovolcano | crater | lava


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