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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-02428

A volcanologist from the Institute of Volcanology in Petropavlovsk stands in front the 1975-76 Tolbachik eruption. Incandescent blocks can be seen in this nighttime photograph. This was Kamchatka's largest basaltic eruption during the past 10,000 years. Photo by Oleg Volynets, 1975 (Institute of Volcanology, Petropavlovsk).

A volcanologist from the Institute of Volcanology in Petropavlovsk stands in front the 1975-76 Tolbachik eruption. Incandescent blocks can be seen in this nighttime photograph. This was Kamchatka's largest basaltic eruption during the past 10,000 years.

Photo by Oleg Volynets, 1975 (Institute of Volcanology, Petropavlovsk).

Keywords: volcanologist | eruption | Strombolian | blocks | ballistic ejecta | ballistics


Tolbachik