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Terpuk is a small Icelandic-type basaltic shield volcano located west of the crest of the Sredinny Range, south of Leutongey volcano and NW of Kebeney volcano. The 765-m-high shield volcano is topped by small cinder cones aligned NE-SW, along the trend of the Sredinny Range. Fresh-looking, sparsely vegetated lava flows radiate from the summit vents and blocked local drainages, forming several small lakes. Topography constrains the flows to be longer toward the west, away from the crest of the range. The flows are among the youngest in the Sedankinsky Dol region and were erupted about 2500-3000 years ago.
Summary of Holocene eruption dates and Volcanic Explosivity Indices (VEI).
|Start Date||Stop Date||Eruption Certainty||VEI||Evidence||Activity Area or Unit|
|0800 BCE ± 300 years||Unknown||Confirmed||Radiocarbon (uncorrected)|
The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Terpuk.
|The large fresh-looking lava flow in this NASA Landsat image (with north to the top) originated from the Terpuk volcano, a small shield volcano capped by two pyroclastic cones. Terpuk lies about 10 km south of Leutongey shield volcano (covered by clouds at the top of the image), which lies west of the crest of the central Sredinny Range. The Terpuk lava flows are among the youngest in this active part of the Sredinny Range, and were erupted about 2500-3000 years ago.
NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)
|The northern (right) and southern (left) summits of the Terpuk eruptive center are viewed from the ESE. Both cones formed about 3000-2500 years ago and produced an extensive lava field. A large green vegetated patch on the foreground is a Pleistocene lava flow, surrounded by the Terpuk lava flows.
Copyrighted photo by Maxim Portnyagin (Holocene Kamchataka volcanoes; http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/volcanoes/holocene/main/main.htm).
The following references have all been used during the compilation of data for this volcano, it is not a comprehensive bibliography. Discussion of another volcano or eruption (sometimes far from the one that is the subject of the manuscript) may produce a citation that is not at all apparent from the title.
Dirksen O V, Bazanova L I, Pletchov P Y, Portnyagin M V, Bychkov K A, 2004. Volcanic activity at Sedankinsky Dol lava field, Sredinny Ridge during the Holocene (Kamchatka, Russia). IV Internatl Biennial Workshop on Subduction Processes, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, August 21-27, 2004, Abs.
Pevzner M M, 2006. Holocene volcanism of Northern Kamchtaka: the spatiotemporal aspect. Trans (Doklady) USSR Acad Sci Earth Sci, 409: 648-651.