Kamchatka Volcanoes

Kamchatka Volcanoes

Kamchatka Volcanoes

Kamchatka Volcanoes are located in the far eastern region of Russia, and are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire – an area in the ocean, with most of the active volcanoes and a lot of earthquakes. It is difficult to say exactly how many volcanoes are located on the Kamchatka peninsula. Various sources mention from a few hundred to more than a thousand volcanoes and they are included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. At present, there are about 28 active volcanoes among them, last erupted about 1000 or even 4000 years ago.

Tolbachik

Tolbachik

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Big and Small Udine. Two extinct volcanoes, which are the most southern group of volcanoes in Kluchevskoy

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Big Udine during the eruption of Tolbachik

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Vilyuchinsky volcano and the bay Avacha. On the horizon, Gorely puffs

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Killer whales hunt for fish on the background of Vilyuchinsky Barrows. The volcano is extinct, has a shape of cone height of 2175 m above sea level

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Koryaksky, Avachinsky, and Kozelsky volcanoes (respectively)

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Avachinsky Sopka and Kozelskiy volcano closer

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Avachinsky Sopka – an active volcano in Kamchatka, in the southern part of East Ridge, north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

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Koryaksky Sopka or just Koryak – an active volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, 35 km north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

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This is the Kurilsky Lake. The Kambalny volcano and the island ‘Heart of Alaid’ on its background

Ilyinsky sopka - inactive stratovolcano located in the southern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula near Kurilsky Lake

Ilyinsky sopka – inactive stratovolcano located in the southern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula near Kurilsky Lake

Ilyinsky sopka and bears

Ilyinsky sopka and bears

Ksudach volcano. Located in South Kamchatka off the west coast of the Pacific Ocean

Ksudach volcano. Located in South Kamchatka off the west coast of the Pacific Ocean

Volcano Zheltovsky - a mysterious place

Volcano Zheltovsky – a mysterious place

At the edge of the Shtubel cone

At the edge of the Shtubel cone

View on Ksudach Caldera from the highest point of Mount Rocky

View on Ksudach Caldera from the highest point of Mount Rocky

Khodutka - a potentially active volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, and Priemysh, an extinct volcano, located north-west of the Khodutka volcano, refers to the more ancient formations. Twice there were attempts to conquer it, but for now, nobody managed to climb it. Hot river and the calluses break even the staunchest

Khodutka

Khodutka – a potentially active volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, and Priemysh, an extinct volcano, located north-west of the Khodutka volcano, refers to the more ancient formations. Twice there were attempts to conquer it, but for now, nobody managed to climb it. Hot river and the calluses break even the staunchest

Khodutka volcano with a cloud

Khodutka volcano with a cloud

Mutnovka. Third on the steepness of the volcano. Mutnovsky volcano – one of the largest volcanoes in the South Kamchatka, located 70 km from the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

One of the craters of Mutnovsky calderas

One of the craters of Mutnovsky calderas

Gorely. Active volcano, located in the south of Kamchatka, refers to the East Kamchatka volcanic belt

Gorely. Active volcano, located in the south of Kamchatka, refers to the East Kamchatka volcanic belt

Karimsky was seen from helicopter only a few times. Active volcano in Kamchatka, within the Eastern Range. The absolute height 1468 m, the top right truncated cone

Karimsky

Karimsky was seen from helicopter only a few times. Active volcano in Kamchatka, within the Eastern Range. The absolute height 1468 m, the top right truncated cone

Volcano Semyachik. The crater looks like a deep crater with a diameter of about 700 m, slightly oval. Can be also seen from a helicopter only. And for all the pics for some reason – only lake in the frame.

Kronotsky volcano. Active volcano on the east coast of Kamchatka. The height of 3528 m, the top - ribbed cone

Kronotsky volcano

Kronotsky volcano. Active volcano on the east coast of Kamchatka. The height of 3528 m, the top – ribbed cone.

It also has a lake of the same name

It also has a lake of the same name

Sweet couple - Kluchevskoy and extinct stratovolcano Kamen

Sweet couple – Kluchevskoy and extinct stratovolcano Kamen

Kluchevskoy volcano. The current stratovolcano on the east of Kamchatka. With a height of 4850 m, the highest active volcano in Eurasia. The volcano is about 7,000 years old.

Kamen Volcano

Kamen Volcano

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Kizimen

Kizimen – an active volcano on the Kamchatka peninsula. On November 11, 2010 began a new eruption, accompanied by the powerful outpouring of lava flow. At the foot of its mythical hot springs are located the fashionable tourist centers. But to get there is possible only by helicopter.