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Gamchen

Photo of this volcano
  • Russia
  • Eastern Kamchatka Volcanic Arc
  • Composite | Complex
  • 550 BCE
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 54.974°N
  • 160.703°E

  • 2539 m
    8330 ft

  • 300210
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Gamchen.

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

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

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 2 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

0550 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode SE flank (Barany, Lukovitsa)
0550 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology

List of 3 Events for Episode 1 at SE flank (Barany, Lukovitsa)

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava dome
   - - - -    - - - - Ash

1650 BCE (?) Confirmed Eruption  

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode SE flank (Barany)
1650 BCE (?) - Unknown Evidence from Correlation: Tephrochronology

List of 2 Events for Episode 1 at SE flank (Barany)

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Ash
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Gamchen.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Gamchen.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Gamchen in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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