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Klyuchevskoy Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia 
 
Basic Information

Location: Kamchatka, Russia, 56° 38' N, 161° 19' E
Volcano Type: Strato Volcano
Height: 15,584 ft

    Kluchevskoy, or Kluchevskoi, is an active volcano on the Kamchatka peninsula. It is one of the fifteen, out of the one hundred volcanoes, in the Kamchatkan peninsula that is active. The mountain and caldera is covered by ash and a little of snow.  To the north of this volcano is Shiveluch, a volcano that was previously active, but now it is dormant.

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Eruption - January 30, 1998
    During the previous week seismic activity has been mounting, and the volcano has been expected to blow very soon. On January 30 a fumarole erupted a plume of hot water, a little ash, hot steam, and super heated water 100 meters high. The cloud has been recorded moving to the east at about 1 kilometer.
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