Journal of Volcanology and Seismology

, Volume 4, Issue 6, pp 378–384 | Cite as

An eruption of the veer cone as a volcanic event during the increase of volcanic activity in Kamchatka at the beginning of the Christian Era

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Abstract

Tephrochronologic studies conducted in the Levaya Avacha River valley helped determine the true age of the Veer cinder cone, which formed approximately in 470 AD (1600 14C BP). These data refute the existing idea that it was generated in 1856. The monogenetic Veer cone should be cancelled from the catalogs of historical eruptions and active volcanoes in Kamchatka. The eruption of this cone was a reflection of the all-Kamchatkan increase in the activity of endogenous processes that occurred in 0–650 AD.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Far East DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesPetropavlovsk-KamchatskiiRussia

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