Gorny Institute Volcano | John Seach


Kamchatka, Russia

57.33 N, 160.20 E
summit elevation 2125 m

Gorny Institute volcano is located in central Kamchatka on the watershed of the Kunkhilok, Sedanka, and Vtoraya Rassoshina rivers 100 km northwest of Shiveluch Volcano.

The volcano contains a line of cinder cones. More than 20 eruptions have been dated at the volcano. Central vent explosive eruptions and pyroclastic flows have been recorded at Gorny Institute volcano.

More than 20 pyroclastic eruptions have been identified from soil horizons.

Further reading
Pevzner, M.M., Volynets, A.O. and Lebedev, V.A., 2021. Sedankinsky Dol (Sredinny Range, Kamchatka): KAr Isotopic Age of Volcanoes, Relationship of Volcanic and Glacial Relief Forms. Journal of Volcanology and Seismology, 15(5), pp.314-322.

Gorny Institute Volcano Eruptions

1250?, 1000?, 4250? BC.