Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Karymsky volcano from Kamchatka, Russia (UNESCO 765)

Karymsky is a stratovolcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. It is the most active volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula. Much of the cone is mantled by lava flows less than 200 years old. Historical eruptions have been vulcanian with moderate explosive activity and occasional lava flows from the summit crater. There is currently an ongoing eruption. Karymsky is one of volcanoes of Kamchatka which is UNESCO WHS  [source: Wikipedia]

UNESCO WHS: #765 / Natural / 1996

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