Nylgimelkin Volcano | John Seach


Kamchatka, Russia

57.967 N, 160.655 E
summit elevation 1764 m
Shield volcanoes

Nylgimelkin volcano is located in Sredinny Range,l Kamchatka. There are three volcanoes in the group. Nylgimelkin, Novagrablenova, and Khuvkhoitun. The volcano contains cinder cones and lava flows.

Small shield-like volcano topped with two cinder cones, which were likely the result of one eruption. A fissure eruption occurred at Nylgimelkin about 5500 years ago.

The rocks are medium-K basalt.

Further reading
 Volynets, A. O., et al. "Volcanism of the southern part of the Sredinny Range of Kamchatka in the Neogene-Quaternary." Russian Geology and Geophysics 59.12 (2018): 1577-1591.

Nylgimelkin Volcano Eruptions

2500 BC