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


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.


Explosive Eruption Drilling Site Volcanic Explosivity Index Northern Group Volcano Eruption 
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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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