Kamchatka Volcanoes

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Kamchatka volcanoes are fraught with incredible power, enormous destructive power. In these mighty giants slumber real element. And waking up one day, she always changes the surrounding landscape. But the beauty of volcanoes is not inferior to their greatness and power. Covered with snow cap and rushes into the sky, they flaunt on the horizons of this beautiful and severe Kamchatka land. A cloud of bizarre shapes, blanket wrapping up the steep slopes, as if to soothe their violent temper.

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Kamen. An extinct volcano, at an altitude - 4585 m above sea level, it is the second highest volcano in Kamchatka. The last eruption is unknown.

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Tolbachik - volcanic massif in the east of Kamchatka. The height of 3682 meters, is composed of fused bases Ostry Tolbachik and Flat Tolbachik. The last eruption of 2012-2013, the most famous and powerful of occurred on izverzheniy- Big Tolbachik Tolbachik Fissure Eruption (BTTI) occurred in 1975, and was accompanied by the formation of new cinder cones, lava fields and a small failure on top of the caldera, which arose on the site of the crater.

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Tolbachik, partially obscured by clouds.

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Vilyuchinsky volcano. This is an extinct volcano in height 2175 m. According to some studies, the last eruption of the volcano occurred Viluchinsky more than 7 thousand years ago. 5 September 1981 - after heavy rain, came down from the western slope mud flow.

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Volcano Avachinsky. Located near the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The height of 2741 m. The diameter of the crater - 400 m, there are numerous fumaroles. As a result, the last eruption, which occurred in 1991, in the crater of a volcano formed massive lava tube.

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Volcano Koryaksky. The absolute height - 3456 meters. The largest known eruption - of 1895-1896, 1956-1957 At the end of October 2008 on the western slope of the volcano recorded output fumaroles. December 25, 2008 eruption turned into an active phase. Smoke plume from its crater stretches almost 100 kilometers.