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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-12060

The Shisheika lava dome, seen here from the west, is located to the west of the Sredinny Range, near the mouth of the Shishei River. The eruption occurred about 4,000 years ago and began as a minor explosive eruption that dispersed tephra to around 20 km from the source.  Copyrighted photo by Maria Pevzner (Holocene Kamchataka volcanoes; http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/volcanoes/holocene/main/main.htm).

The Shisheika lava dome, seen here from the west, is located to the west of the Sredinny Range, near the mouth of the Shishei River. The eruption occurred about 4,000 years ago and began as a minor explosive eruption that dispersed tephra to around 20 km from the source.

Copyrighted photo by Maria Pevzner (Holocene Kamchataka volcanoes; http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/volcanoes/holocene/main/main.htm).

Keywords: lava dome


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