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Taunshits

Photo of this volcano
  • Russia
  • Composite (Stratovolcano)
  • 550 BCE
  • Country
  • Landform (Volc Type)
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 54.528°N
  • 159.804°E

  • 2301 m
    7549 ft

  • 300160
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Taunshits.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Taunshits.

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

The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Taunshits.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 2 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

0550 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
0550 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)

List of 5 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Pyroclastic flow
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Lava dome
   - - - -    - - - - Tephra

5800 BCE ± 50 years Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
5800 BCE ± 50 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (uncalibrated)

List of 6 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Directed Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Pyroclastic flow
   - - - -    - - - - Lava dome
   - - - -    - - - - Avalanche
   - - - -    - - - - Edifice Destroyed Collapse/avalanche
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Taunshits.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Taunshits.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 1 samples associated with this volcano can be found in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections, and may be availble for research (contact the Rock and Ore Collections Manager). Catalog number links will open a window with more information.

Catalog Number Sample Description Lava Source Collection Date
NMNH 116543-13 Andesite -- --
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