A new lava block is being extruded out in the eastern part of the lava dome of Sheveluch volcano.
A unique phenomenon was discovered on September 28, 2020 on the Sheveluch volcano. A block of lava of the most acsid composition in the entire history of development (since 1980) of the volcano's lava dome is being extruded out. The likely composition of the lava is dacitic. The dome is named Dolphin.