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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Plosky.
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Plosky, a small late-Quaternary basaltic shield volcano that was constructed about 20 km west of the crest of the Sredinny Range, is the westernmost volcano of the northern Sredinny Range. It is located immediately north of the large Pleistocene volcano Tekletunup. Early geologic studies in the Sredinny Range (Ogorodov et al., 1972) identified numerous Holocene eruptive centers based primarily on morphological criteria. However, later work has suggested that Sredinny Range volcanoes are less mantled by Holocene tephras than eastern Kamchatka volcanoes and therefore appear more youthful, so that Holocene eruptions are uncertain for many of these Sredinny Range eruptive vents.
The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Plosky. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Plosky page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).
This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.
|The light-colored, smooth-surfaced volcano right of the center of this NASA Shuttle Mission image is Plosky shield volcano in the Sredinny Range. This small late-Quaternary basaltic to basaltic-andesite shield volcano rises to 1255 m near the headwaters of the Voyampolka River about 20 km west of the crest of the Sredinny Range. It is the westernmost volcano of the northern Sredinny Range.
NASA Shuttle Mission Imagery STS-99, JSC2000-E-02629
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.
Erlich E N, 1985. . (pers. comm.).
Erlich E N, Gorshkov G S (eds), 1979. Quaternary volcanism and tectonics in Kamchatka. Bull Volc, 42:1-4.
Ogorodov N V, Kozhemyaka N N, Vazheevskaya A A, Ogorodov A S, 1972. Volcanoes and the Quaternary Volcanism of the Sredinny Ridge in Kamchatka. Moscow: Nauka Pub, 190 p (in Russian).
Ponomareva V V, 2001. . (pers. comm.).