Uksichan Volcano | John Seach


Kamchatka, Russia

56.08 N, 158.38 E
summit elevation 1692 m
Shield volcano

Uksichan volcano is located in central Kamchatka. The volcano contains a 12-km-wide summit caldera and lava domes. Lava flows are visible up to 15-20 km from the volcano.

Further reading
Davydova, M.Y., Martynov, Y.A. and Perepelov, A.B., 2019. Evolution of the isotopic-geochemical composition of rocks of Uksichan Volcano, Sredinnyi Range, Kamchatka, and its relations to the tectonic restyling of Kamchatka in the Neogene. Petrology, 27(3), pp.265-290.

Dobretsov, N. L., et al. "Physicochemical parameters of magmatism of the Uksichan and Ichinsky volcanoes (Sredinnyi Ridge, Kamchatka): data on melt inclusions." Russian Geology and Geophysics 60.10 (2019): 1077-1100.

Uksichan Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.