Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Eruption of Koryak Volcano Might be Dangerous Russian Scientist Warns
29.12.2008 14:01
Eruption of Koryak Volcano Might be Dangerous  Russian Scientist Warns

Authorities of Kamchatka Territory and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky City must get ready for a big swell of eruption of the Koryak Volcano located at the 30 km distance from the city and its airport, which is the major air gateway of Kamchatka.
      
      Alexei Ozerov, the leading scientist of the Volcanology and Seismology Institute of Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Science has recently reported about this to RIA Novosti.
      
      As compared to the eruption of 1956, the only one in the history of modern observations, the current eruption started in a more impetuous and powerful way the scientist pointed out. According to him, this is indicative of the possibility of a considerable intensification of the volcano activity.
      Ash emissions and trails already now are quite dangerous for aviation, the hazard growing with the intensification of the eruption warned he.
      
      The Koryak Volcano has been in the state of explosive eruption (i.e. eruption with ash emissions) of average force since Thursday.
      In modern history only one eruption, starting in 1956 was observed. Back then a crack broke in the north-west slope of the volcano, with gases and ashes ejected. The eruption was weak and lasted till March 1957.
      
      Source: eco.rian.ru
      


Tags:      

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Superdurable Material Developed
24.10.2014
Russian HIV Vaccine Successfully Passes Clinical Tests
27.01.2015
Russias First General-purpose Microprocessor Was Shown
29.05.2015
X-Ray Generators for Tomographs to Be Produced in Russia
16.10.2014
RosCosmos Seeks Funding for Studying the Moon
15.08.2014



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Vladimir  The Mikhailovsky Theatre  Narimanov  Patriotism  Photography  Manezhnaya Square  Russian Grain Union  Russian spa resort  Russian tourism  Archeology  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian exports  Russian International  Russian women  Moscow  Russian business  shopping in Russia  Leo Tolstoy  Russian history  Pussy Riot  Russian Traditions  Zenit  hostel  Russian Cinema  taxi price  Russian Theater  Mikhail Bulgakov  Space Exploration  South Stream  Painting  My Russia  Russian politics  Pyotr Fomenko  Svetogorsk  Olympics 2012  Tula  Russian climate  Russian Film Distribution  Russian army  History Exhibitions  Ferdinand Wrangell  Ded Moroz  LGBT in Russia  Murmansk  Russian Literature  Russian opera singers  Treasure  Grigory Perelman  Woodwork  Public Awareness 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites