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Volcanoes of the Kamchatka Peninsula

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Klyuchevskaya Sopka, also known as Klyuchevskoy, is the highest active stratovolcano of Eurasia. Its steep, symmetrical cone of 15,580 feet towers about 60 miles from the Bering Sea of Russian Far East. Klyuchevskaya Sopka is considered sacred by some indigenous peoples, being viewed by them as the location at which the world was created. Other volcanoes in the region are seen with similar spiritual significance, but Klyuchevskaya Sopka is the most sacred of these. Its is part of the natural Volcanoes of Kamchatka UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Klyuchevskaya Sopka's first recorded eruption occurred in 1697 and it has been almost continuously active ever since, as have many of its neighboring volcanoes. It was first climbed in 1788 by Daniel Gauss and two other members of the Billings Expedition. No other ascents were recorded until 1931, when several climbers were killed by flying lava on the descent. As similar dangers still exist today, few ascents are made.

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  • Photo size: 79" by 26" (200 x 66 cm.)
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