Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-02521
The light-colored deposits were produced by a debris avalanche resulting from a major flank collapse at Sheveluch in 1964. The debris avalanche traveled up to 15 km from its source at very high velocities before stopping abruptly, leaving trees just beyond its terminus unaffected.
Photo by Kamchatka Volcanic Eruptions Response Team (courtesy of Dan Miller, U.S. Geological Survey).
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Galleries: Debris Avalanches / Landslides
Keywords: deposit | debris avalanche deposit