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Klyuchevskoy Volcano : Erupted

Klyuchevskoy Volcano : Erupted

The Klyuchevskoy volcano erupted on Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula.

  • Klyuchevskoy volcano is one of the most famous volcanoes in
  • It is one of the highest active volcanoes in the world, with a height of 4,750 metres.
  • The volcano consists of a truncated cone with a central crater.
  • It is a stratovolcano.
  • It has erupted more than 50 times since 1700.

Kamchatka Peninsula:

  • It lies in far eastern Russia, between the Sea of Okhotskon the west and the Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea on the east.
  • It is one of the world’s most concentrated areas of geothermal activity, with about 30 active volcanoes.
  • It is one of the largest peninsulas in the world.
  • Climate:Severe, with prolonged, cold, and snowy winters and wet, cool summers.
  • It is part of a vast belt of Earth known as the “Ring of Fire” which circles the Pacific Ocean and is prone to eruptions and frequent earthquakes.