Journal of Volcanology and Seismology

, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 42–52 | Cite as

Activity of the northern volcano group according to drilling data in the Ushkovsky crater glacier, Kamchatka

  • Ya. D. Murav’ev
  • A. A. Ovsyannikov
  • T. Shiraiwa
Article

Abstract

Long-term investigations in the Ushkovsky Volcano caldera were completed in June 1998 using deep drilling of the crater glacier filling the Gorshkov summit cone. A 212-m ice core containing 354 bands of volcanic ash was obtained. The possibility of using an analysis of these data in paleovolcanic reconstructions of the northern volcano group is discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ya. D. Murav’ev
    • 1
  • A. A. Ovsyannikov
    • 1
  • T. Shiraiwa
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Far East BranchRussian Academy of SciencesPetropavlovsk-KamchatskiiRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Low Temperature ResearchSapporoJapan

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