The report said that the observation of the eruption of a group of scientists abandoned helicopter to the camp, located at an altitude of about one thousand 650 on 22 January. From this point a good view of the active crater flank eruption, which continues in a stable mode.
"The lava from the active cone in the pipe goes down and comes to the surface below the cone at a distance of about 700 m Source of lava migrated every day that the distance between the origins of about 100 m level of the lava flows in a part of me. The eyes for a few minutes, he could change 2-3 meters. flow around the entire surface of the heavily polluted. breathe heavily. Emissions bombs in the crater occurred about once every 2-3 seconds to a height of 100 meters, "- said in a volcano.
Scientists point out that in the morning on January 26 eruption activity has increased dramatically, and emissions are up to 300 meters, "the tent walls constantly clapping after each explosion in the crater."
Volcanol returned by helicopter from the camp to the village. Kozyrevsk last Saturday.
Tolbachik — volcanic range in the Kamchatka Peninsula, in the south-western part of the Klyuchevskaya volcano group in Ust-Kamchatka area. Height of 3682 m, it is composed of fused bases stratovolcanoes Acute Tolbachik (3682 m) and Flat Tolbachik (acting, height 3140 m), located on the pedestal of an ancient shield volcano. Fissure eruption on the Flat Tolbachik began on 27 November 2012. Prior to that volcano "silent" 36 years old, his last strong flank eruption, called the "Great Tolbachik Fissure Eruption", took place in 1975-1976.